31 days in Finland Itinerary

31 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Raseborg
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
4
Rauma
— 2 nights
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
7
Oulu
— 2 nights
8
Mustasaari
— 1 night
9
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
10
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
11
Helsinki
— 14 nights

1
day
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at EKTA museum and then don't miss a visit to Ekenas Old Town.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Raseborg visit planning app.

Helsinki to Raseborg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Turku.

Things to do in Raseborg

Museums
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EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along The Archipelago Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Turku online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Raseborg to Turku takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Kimito Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rauma holiday maker.

Getting from Kimito Island to Rauma by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rauma are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Pori
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 17th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tampere itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rauma to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in August, you will find days in Rovaniemi are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 21st (Tue), kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, thenhunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Tietomaa, thensee the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, thenadmire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and finally shop like a local with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Oulu travel route site.

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

You can plan Mustasaari trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Oulu to Mustasaari in 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna travel planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 26th (Sun), explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, thenstep off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, thendon't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at De tre korsens kyrka.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta driving holiday planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imatra
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Venture out of the city with trips to Lahti (Lahti Minigolf Centre Laune & Musical Fountain), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition) and Porvoo (Runeberg Park, Porvoo Old Town, &more). Pack the 3rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get interesting insight from Adventure Park Zippy, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip tool.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Espoo, Porvoo, Lahti, King's Road
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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