32 days in Finland Itinerary

32 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Pori
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 4 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Get a sense of the local culture at The National Museum of Finland and Cathedral of Porvoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Heureka (in Vantaa), Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Runeberg Park) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Katajanokka, don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, admire the striking features of Johannes Church, and steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Olavinlinna Castle and Savitaipale Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sapokka Water Garden and Saimaa Canal. Change things up with these side-trips from Lappeenranta: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola), Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka) and Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lemin kirkko.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta journey planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Lappeenranta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 6th (Tue), trek along Juutua Nature Trail, explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then surround yourself with nature on Angeli Reindeer Farm, and finally relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Inari trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lappeenranta to Inari in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lappeenranta in August: high temperatures in Inari hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Trails
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Levi Ski Resort and Discover Lapland. Get in touch with nature at Keimiotunturi Fell and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Sarkitunturi) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Levi online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Levi sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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History Museum
Samiland
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Explore hidden gems such as Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rapola Ridge. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna), Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) (in Muurame) and Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu). And it doesn't end there: walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre, and take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in August, you will find days in Tampere are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Yyteri Beach and Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park. Visit Old Rauma and Koylio Church for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Koylion Kirkkokari (in Koylio) and Rauma (Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach and get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori trip builder app.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Old Rauma
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Yyteri Beach
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tulliniemi Nature Path and Lenholm Conservation Area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset in Nagu, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, and take a tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle
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Turku Cathedral
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then explore the world behind art at The Aland Island Art Museum, and finally make a trip to Bomarsund. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mariehamn travel app.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Kastelholm Castle
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