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
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Inari
— 2 nights
Shuttle + 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 reviews, where to stay, more things to do, 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 Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Head to Kauppakeskus Mylly and Ruokapuoti Lumofor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Old Rauma (in Rauma). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, trek along The Archipelago Trail, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku online journey builder.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, 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

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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 Kauppahalli. Do some cultural sightseeing at Raahe Museum and Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Oulu side-trips: Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii) and Luovon Puoji (in Hailuoto). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Kierikkikeskus, see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Oulu sightseeing app.

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. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Raahe Museum, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Luovon Puoji
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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 photos, ratings, other places to visit, 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 do a combination of train and bus; or take a 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 travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Jalavan Kauppa, Pentik Hill, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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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 1 hour 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 fly from Kuusamo to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. 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

Lemmenjoki National Park, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Gold Prospector Museum
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
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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 Kerimaki Church. 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: examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. 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 Pori Art Museum 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) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, explore the world behind art at Hiekka Art Museum, view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, and enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tampere online journey planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Pori, Laukko Manor, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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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: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find ratings, reviews, 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

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

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