32 days in Finland Itinerary

32 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
2
Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
5
Mustasaari
— 1 day
6
Pori
— 3 nights
7
Tampere
— 4 nights
8
Naantali
— 3 nights
9
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
10
Helsinki
— 7 nights

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Attractions like Repovesi National Park and Sapokka Water Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Kouvola side-trips: Kotka (Lehman & Riverside Park) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla).

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kouvola trip itinerary planner.

Tripoli, Libya to Kouvola is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tripoli in July, you will find days in Kouvola are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are cooler (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

2
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rantasalmi trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Kouvola to Rantasalmi in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will enjoy Santa Claus Village and Santa Claus Office. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi, about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get outside with TravelHouse, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see where the action happens at Lappi Areena.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rantasalmi to Rovaniemi. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 27th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 28th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Mustasaari trip maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saariselka to Mustasaari. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

3
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Yyteri Beach and Palace of Junnelius. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pori: Rauma (Old Rauma, Ruokapuoti Lumo, &more) and Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park (in Huittinen). There's much more to do: make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, and view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Mustasaari to Pori by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rauma, Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

4
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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will enjoy Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Moomin Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Holy Cross Church (in Parola) and Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Lenin Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, and look for gifts at Alko.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip builder.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Holy Cross Church, Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

3
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kids will enjoy Moomin World and Turku Cathedral. When in Naantali, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately Poytya away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and don't miss a visit to Naantali Church.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Naantali road trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Naantali by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 8th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then take in the waterfront activity at Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

Plan trip to Kimito Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 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 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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