30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
4
Oulu
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro and then explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Kimito Island is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in July: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Head to Kauppakeskus Mylly and Ruokapuoti Lumofor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Old Rauma (in Rauma) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, trek along The Archipelago Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku journey maker.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Rauma, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Teijo National Park
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 2nd (Fri), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nallikari Beach and Kierikki Stone Age Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Raahe Museum and Kierikkikeskus. When in Oulu, make a side trip to see Luovon Puoji in Hailuoto, approximately Hailuoto away. The adventure continues: stroll around Hupisaaret Park, examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, get a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and contemplate the long history of Kauppahalli.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu road trip planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Luovon Puoji, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Raahe Museum
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Pentik Hill and Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jalavan Kauppa and Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Go for a jaunt from Kuusamo to Juuma to see Pieni Karhunkierros Trail about 38 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Julma Olkky and explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo day trip planning site.

Drive from Oulu to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Pentik Hill, Jalavan Kauppa
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Let the collections at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Inari with an excursion to Hippupuoti Gift Shop in Saariselka--about 58 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. It doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Inari using our trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get some cultural insight at Olavinlinna Castle and Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Salpa Line and Pikkukirkko will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Savonlinna with a short trip to Linnansaari National Park in Rantasalmi, about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Savonlinna when traveling from Inari in August, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Linnansaari National Park, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Vapriikin Museokeskus and Galleria Ronga will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Yyteri Beach and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Laukko Manor (in Vesilahti), Pori Art Museum (in Pori) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, explore the world behind art at Maltinranta Artcenter, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and get engrossed in the history at Hiekka Art Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pori, Laukko Manor, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

5
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Maritime Centre Vellamo. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Arboretum Mustila. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Cathedral of Porvoo, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Maritime Centre Vellamo, Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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