30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 4 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 3 nights
5
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
6
Inari
— 2 nights
7
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
8
Tampere
— 4 nights
9
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Kimito Island

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 °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
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.
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: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) 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 Sep 3 — 7:
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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 8th (Sun), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally make a trip to The Maritime Quarter.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip site.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can 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 Sep 7 — 8:
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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. Step off the beaten path and head to Nallikari Beach and Kierikki Stone Age Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Raahe Museum and Kierikkikeskus. 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: hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Luovon Puoji, Raahe Museum
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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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. Do your shopping at Jalavan Kauppa and Pentik Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Julma Olkky. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo road trip app.

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. September in Kuusamo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Jalavan Kauppa, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Pentik Hill
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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. 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can 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 Sep 14 — 17:
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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.
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 °C and lows of °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

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Linnansaari National Park
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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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.
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Hiekka Art Museum, admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tampere tour itinerary website.

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 °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Pori, Laukko Manor, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
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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.
Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Okra. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Laajalahti Nature Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Porvoo (Castle Hill & Cathedral of Porvoo). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Espoo, Arboretum Mustila, Vantaa Art Museum
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 29:
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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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