31 days in Finland Itinerary

31 days in Finland Itinerary

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Vaasa
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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Lieksa
— 2 nights
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Joensuu
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
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Kouvola
— 5 nights
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Hameenlinna
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Pori
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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. You've added O'Malley's Irish Pub, Vanhan Vaasan rauniot, Bock’s Corner Brewery, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko and Vaasa Car & Motor Museum. Take a break from Vaasa with a short trip to Saltkaret in Mustasaari, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Soderfjardenin Meteoriihi, get outside with Setterbergin Puisto, and snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vaasa day trip site.

Ostersund, Sweden to Vaasa is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Historic Walking Area
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
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Observation Deck
Soderfjardenin Meteoriihi
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Marjaniemi Lighthouse and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral, and then walk around Hupisaaret Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Oulu trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Oulu

Wildlife · Parks · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 9th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, steep yourself in history at Uhrihalkeama, and then hike along Makravaara Hill. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Paalasmaan Surukivi and then delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Lieksa journey planning site.

You can drive from Oulu to Lieksa in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Geologic Formation
Uhrihalkeama
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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honkaniemi Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Utra Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kolvananuuro.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Joensuu trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lieksa to Joensuu in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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Forest
Kolvananuuro
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Religious Site
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
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Religious Site
Joensuu Church
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Rapio Mill and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Salpa Line. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, then contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paaskylahden kirkko.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Lauritsala Church and Marian Kirkko will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Salpa Line Museum and Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral. Explore Kouvola's surroundings by going to Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Linden Esplanade, &more) and Hamina Town Hall (in Hamina). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, examine the collection at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Main Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kouvola trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kouvola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, and then steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Church Porvoo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church, then contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Porvoo day trip planning site.

Drive from Kouvola to Porvoo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Stromforsin Ruukki
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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 Katajanokka. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Johannes Church and Kirkkonummen kirkko. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Aalto House.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hameenlinna Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hauhon kirkko, then see the interesting displays at Museo Militaria, and finally examine the collection at Birthplace of Jean Sibelius. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, then explore the world behind art at Hameenlinna Art Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Palander House.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hameenlinna tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Hameenlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Hameenlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
Museo Militaria
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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.
On the next day, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then stroll through The Archipelago Trail, and then admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Turku trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Hameenlinna to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to 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 by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

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Hiking Trail
The Archipelago Trail
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Architectural Building
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Herrainpaivat Beach and Koylio Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Koylion Kirkkokari and The Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity. Venture out of the city with trips to Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum (in Rauma) and Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park (in Huittinen). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Palace of Junnelius and get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pori online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cemetery
Koylio Church
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