33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 4 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Inari
— 2 nights
6
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
7
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
8
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
9
Imatra
— 2 nights
10
Kouvola
— 5 nights

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Ekenas Archipelago National Park in Raseborg, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get your game on at True VR, make a trip to Senate Square, and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning website.

Karachi, Pakistan to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Karachi to Helsinki. Traveling from Karachi in August, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island road trip planning app.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Teijo National Park. Visiting Kurjenrahka National Park and Bellevue Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanko (Gunnarstrand & Tulliniemi Nature Path). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island and work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turku tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pori road trip app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get in touch with nature at Lemmenjoki National Park and Lake Inari. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Tuula's Reindeer. The adventure continues: hike along Juutua Nature Trail, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Pori to Inari takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Pori in September, with highs in Inari at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Kiutakongas Rapids. When in Kuusamo, make a side trip to see Pieni Karhunkierros Trail in Juuma, approximately Juuma away. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip website.

You can drive from Inari to Kuusamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. September in Kuusamo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for Sotkamo on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Riisitunturi National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

3
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hiidenportti National Park and Hiukka. Step out of Sotkamo with an excursion to Venajanhiekka in Rautavaara--about 1 hour away.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sotkamo trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Sotkamo in 3.5 hours. In September in Sotkamo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

4
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.
Get outdoors at Herajarvi Hiking Trail and Kasken Kierros Nature Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Makravaara Hill and Paha-Koli Hill. And it doesn't end there: trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Koli National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Herajarvi Hiking Trail ©
Herajarvi Hiking Trail

2
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, thenstroll through Lempukka Beach, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder, thenhead off the coast to Malonsaari, and then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Imatra itinerary planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Imatra are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kummakivi Boulder, Saimaa Canal
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

5
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Repovesi National Park and Hiidenvuori. Get outdoors at Valkmusa National Park and Riverside Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kouvola side-trips: Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Linden Esplanade, &more) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kouvola trip maker website.

You can drive from Imatra to Kouvola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Kouvola sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Valkmusa National Park, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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