31 days in Finland Itinerary

31 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Train:  2 h 15 min
1
Kouvola
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Kuhmo
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Inari
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
8
Turku
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Helsinki
— 4 nights
End: Helsinki

5
nights
Kouvola

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

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Helsinki to Kouvola is an approximately 1.5- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kouvola are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then make a trip to Riihisaari, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

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Getting from Kouvola to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°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

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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 Ukko-Koli Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Herajarvi Hiking Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, and hike along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. 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 reviews, photos, more things to do, 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.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, 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 17°C, and evening lows to 7°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

Pakasaivo, Giewont Husky Adventures
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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 Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lemmenjoki National Park. There's more to do: relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Inari tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°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.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, 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 19°C, and evening lows to 10°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 Bellevue Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Hanko (Tulliniemi Nature Path & Hanko Water Tower), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). 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 other places to visit, photos, more things to do, 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 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°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, Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka 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

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 Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki vacation site.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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