31 days in Finland Itinerary

31 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 5 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
4
Kuhmo
— 2 nights
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
6
Inari
— 4 nights
7
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
8
Turku
— 6 nights
9
Helsinki
— 4 nights

5
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Lappeenrannan kirkko will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Repovesi National Park and Riverside Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kouvola: Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Santalahti Nature Trail), Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola sightseeing planner.

Helsinki to Kouvola is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Pikkukirkko, thenmake a trip to Riihisaari, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

Make your Savonlinna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Kouvola to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

5
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Take a break from the city and head to Venajanhiekka and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Kasken Kierros Nature Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Herajarvi Hiking Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

2
nights
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kuhmo online route planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kuhmo by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Wildlife Parks
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures. On the next day, get outside with Seven Fells Up and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo travel route planner.

Getting from Kuhmo to Akaslompolo by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Pakasaivo
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step off the beaten path and head to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary app.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Mariehamn on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lemmenjoki National Park, Urho Kekkonen National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Mariehamn takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
The Maritime Quarter ©
The Maritime Quarter

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Explore hidden gems such as Turku Cathedral and Kurjenrahka National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Hanko (Tulliniemi Nature Path, Hanko Water Tower, &more) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island, take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Turku road trip app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanko, Kurjenrahka National Park, Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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.
Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and stop by Taiga Colors.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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