30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Porvoo
— 1 day
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Lahti
— 6 nights
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Pori
— 2 nights
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Rauma
— 4 nights
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Naantali
— 1 night
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Pargas
— Few hours
10
Houtskar Island
— 1 night
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Kimito Island
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Serena Water Park (in Espoo). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around Kaivopuisto, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and contemplate the long history of The Aalto House.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki visit app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Zurich in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Science Museum
Heureka
4.3

1
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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 21st (Tue), get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then see the interesting displays at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo road trip site.

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In July in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:
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Specialty Museum
Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum
4.2
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Landmark
Porvoo Old Town
4.4
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Architectural Building
Cathedral of Porvoo
4.3

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kids will appreciate attractions like Repovesi National Park and Lappeenranta Fortress. Step off the beaten path and head to Tykkimaki Amusement Park and Model Railroad Museum Kouvola. Explore Lahti's surroundings by going to Kouvola City Museum (in Kouvola) and Lappeenranta (ECCO Outlet, Sandcastle Lappeenranta, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, get your game on at Lahti Minigolf Centre Laune, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

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Getting from Porvoo to Lahti by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 27:
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Specialty Museum
Lappeenranta Fortress
4.4

4
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art. Kids will enjoy Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Ahvenisto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Mantta-Vilppula (Taidekeskus Honkahovi Art Center & Serlachius Museum Gustaf) and The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lahti to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

2
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Junnelius, head outdoors with Yyterin Nakotorni, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Kirjurinluoto, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pori road trip tool.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or 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 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:
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Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6

4
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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Rauma and The Church of the Holy Cross. Get out of town with these interesting Rauma side-trips: Uusikaupunki (Automobile Museum & Bonk Museum) and Katanpaa (in Kustavi). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, explore the different monuments and memorials at Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, explore the world behind art at Rauma Art Museum, and stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rauma trip planner.

You can drive from Pori to Rauma in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Rauma, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island and then get your game on at Moomin World. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, then explore the galleries of Louhisaari Manor, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Naantali road trip app.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Naantali takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Naantali

Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
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Neighborhood
Naantali Old Town
4.3

3
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, stroll around Kupittaa Park, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planning website.

Turku is just a stone's throw from Naantali. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pargas.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Water Park
JukuPark Turku
4.1

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Pargas

Pargas
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Pargas Lime Stone Quarry and then identify plant and animal life at Lenholm Conservation Area.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pargas route maker app.

You can drive from Turku to Pargas in an hour. In August in Pargas, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Houtskar Island.

Things to do in Pargas

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

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Houtskar Island

Houtskar Island
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Borgbergin Observation Tower.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Houtskar Island online route maker.

Explore your travel options from Pargas to Houtskar Island with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Houtskar Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Kimito Island.
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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the waterfront activity at Helsingholm Guest Harbour and then get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Houtskar Island to Kimito Island with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Museums
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Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

3
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at SkyWheel Helsinki, stroll around Kaivopuisto, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, engage your brain at Heureka, and then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions app.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

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Science Museum
Heureka
4.3

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