33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Inari
— 2 nights
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 4 nights
4
Rauma
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
6
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
7
Savonlinna
— 1 night
8
Lappeenranta
— 4 nights
9
Hamina
— 2 nights
10
Helsinki
— 4 nights
11
Raseborg
— 3 nights

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and head outdoors with Lake Inari.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari trip maker site.

Lahore, Pakistan to Inari is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lahore to Inari. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Lahore in August: high temperatures in Inari hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenstep off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Bomarsund, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mariehamn vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Inari to Mariehamn by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Inari in September, expect Mariehamn to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and Nagu Church. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Pargas) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku attractions app.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pargas Lime Stone Quarry, Naantali Old Town, Nagu Church, Korpo Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, thentake an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rauma online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vapriikin Museokeskus and St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Visavuori (in Valkeakoski) and Forssa Museum (in Forssa). Pack the 11th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Rauma to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Holy Cross Church, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Visavuori, Forssa Museum, Jokioinen Museum Railway
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Jokioinen Museum Railway ©
Jokioinen Museum Railway

3
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art and Church of Keuruu. Do some cultural sightseeing at Petajavesi Old Church and Kuokkalan kartano. Change things up with a short trip to Leivonmaki National Park in Joutsa (about 52 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and stroll through Tourujoen Luontopolku.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of Keuruu, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, Petajavesi Old Church, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

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 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

4
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lappeenranta Fortress and Lappeen Marian kirkko. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Imatra Waterfall and Lauritsala Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Lappeenranta: Church of St. Nicholas (in Imatra), The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina) and Pyhan Ristin kirkko (in Kouvola). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, examine the collection at Saimaa Kanal Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hamina.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Imatra, Savitaipale Church, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Pyhan Ristin kirkko, Taipalsaaren kirkko
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum

2
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, thensee the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally wander the streets of Linden Esplanade. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum.

Plan my day in Hamina using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Hamina in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Hamina can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kotka, Bunker Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Stromforsin Ruukki, Salpa Line Museum
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, about 50 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), see the interesting displays at Design Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planner.

Getting from Hamina to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Raseborg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

3
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Raseborg Castle and Bengtskar Lighthouse. Rosala Viking Centre and Snappertunan kirkko are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Raseborg to go to Karjaa and see Pyhan Katarinan kirkko, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at EKTA museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Fagervik Church, and identify plant and animal life at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Raseborg driving holiday website.

Drive from Helsinki to Raseborg in 1.5 hours. September in Raseborg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rosala, Snappertunan kirkko, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko
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Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

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