30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kimito Island
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Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Oulu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 2 nights
Fly
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly

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Kimito Island

On the 2nd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary maker app.

Melbourne, Australia to Kimito Island is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Kimito Island is minus 8 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Oro ©
Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Soderlangvik Gard
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

4
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Head to Kauppakeskus Mylly and Ruokapuoti Lumofor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Teijo National Park in Pernio, approximately Pernio away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation website.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Old Rauma ©
Must see
Old Rauma
4.5

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kastelholm Castle ©
Must see
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Nallikari Beach and Raahe Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kierikki Stone Age Centre and Kauppahalli. Step out of Oulu to go to Hailuoto and see Luovon Puoji, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oulu trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Oulu are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Nallikari Beach ©
Must see
Nallikari Beach
4.4
Raahe Museum ©
History Museum
Raahe Museum
4.7
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Specialty Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre
4.2

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Do your shopping at Jalavan Kauppa and Pentik Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Julma Olkky, experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip planner.

You can drive from Oulu to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8
Julma Olkky ©
Canyon
Julma Olkky
4.7

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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Take a break from the city and head to Lemmenjoki National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Hippupuoti Gift Shop (in Saariselka). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Inari journey planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Inari by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore hidden gems such as Olavinlinna Castle and Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Salpa Line and Pikkukirkko. Take a break from Savonlinna with a short trip to Linnansaari National Park in Rantasalmi, about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

Make your Savonlinna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Kerimaki Church ©
Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yyteri Beach and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Take a break from the city and head to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Laukko Manor (in Vesilahti) and Pori Art Museum (in Pori). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, get engrossed in the history at Hiekka Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and explore the world behind art at Maltinranta Artcenter.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Tampere by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Okra. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Arboretum Mustila. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Castle Hill & Cathedral of Porvoo). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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