30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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30 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h
1
Turku
— 3 nights
2
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Helsinki
— 5 nights
End: Helsinki

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Bengtskar Lighthouse. Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Rosala Viking Centre (in Rosala), Teijo national park (in Pernio) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island and examine the collection at Ett Hem Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Turku travel planner .

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rosala, Teijo National Park, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 5th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally stroll through Yyteri Beach. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Forssa Museum and Church of Keuruu are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rauhaniemi Beach and Serlachius Museum Gosta. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas, and take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Forssa Museum, Serlachius Museum Gosta, Church of Keuruu
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Serlachius Museum Gosta ©
Serlachius Museum Gosta

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 11th (Mon), relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inari road trip app .

Getting from Tampere to Inari by combination of train, flight, and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Inari: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuusamo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

4
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Venajanhiekka and Pielinen. Museum-lovers will get to explore Koli Nature Centre Ukko and Myllymuseo. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Venajanhiekka, Myllymuseo, Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna road trip site .

Drive from Koli National Park to Savonlinna in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Lappeen Marian kirkko and Joutsenon kirkko will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Wolkoff House Museum and Lappeenrannan taidemuseo. Change things up with these side-trips from Lappeenranta: Imatra (Malonsaari, Lempukka Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip planner .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Imatra, Taipalsaaren kirkko
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Stromforsin ruukki and Arboretum Mustila. Relax by the water at Santalahti Nature Trail and Lehman. Change things up with a short trip to Salpa Line Museum in Miehikkala (about 58 minutes away). There's more to do: go for a walk through Linden Esplanade and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kotka road trip planning website .

Getting from Lappeenranta to Kotka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Kotka, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Stromforsin ruukki
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Spas & Wellness. Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Raseborg Castle (in Raseborg) and Kirkkonummi (Hvittrask & Kirkkonummen kirkko). Pack the 28th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Kirkkonummi, Raseborg Castle
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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