33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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33 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Savonlinna
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Rauma
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Aland Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Levi
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Krakow

5
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Arboretum Mustila and Hiidenvuori. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Riverside Park and Santalahti Nature Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa), Marian kirkko (in Hamina) and Bunker Museum (in Virolahti). Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and take a stroll through Linden Esplanade.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kotka day trip planner .

Krakow, Poland to Kotka is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Krakow in June: highs in Kotka hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamina, Arboretum Mustila, Valkmusa National Park, Bunker Museum, Hiidenvuori
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Explore hidden gems such as Lammassaari Island and Wolkoff House Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lappee Maria kyrka and Lauritsalan kirkko. Venture out of the city with trips to Imatra (Tainionkosken Church & Church of St. Nicholas). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Ristikankaan kappeli, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imatra
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

4
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Step off the beaten path and head to Olavinlinna Castle and Linnansaari National Park. Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum and Savonlinna Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Savonlinna to go to Parikkala and see Siikalahti Wetland, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, make a trip to Riihisaari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church, Siikalahti Wetland
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at old City Hall and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Bonk Keskus Ky, then pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then examine the collection at Automobile Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Cross, Rauma.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma road trip app .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Rauma takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Rauma, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Pori
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Automobile Museum ©
Automobile Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Teijo national park and Vepsa Island. Change things up with a short trip to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya (about 50 minutes away). It doesn't end there: browse the collection at Turku City Main Library.

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Getting from Rauma to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Aland Island

Aland Island ©
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
On the 19th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilla holmen, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Aland Island using our trip planner.

Fly from Turku to Aland Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Aland Island can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums Parks Nature
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Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

5
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Seven Fells Up. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Safaris and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Muonio (Pakasaivo & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). There's more to do: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Aland Island to Levi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. June in Levi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Muonio, Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm and then get a tailor-made plan with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Inari online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Urho Kekkonen National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Escape the urban bustle at Tulliniemi Nature Path and Evo Hiking Area. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, meet the residents at Helsinki Zoo, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tulliniemi Nature Path, Evo Hiking Area
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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