33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 3 nights
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Kimito Island
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 4 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
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Kuhmo
— 2 nights
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Kuusamo
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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. Explore hidden gems such as Sapokka Water Garden and Arboretum Mustila. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. The adventure continues: stroll around Riverside Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, take in nature's colorful creations at Fuksinpuisto Park, and let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kotka trip planning app.

Karachi, Pakistan to Kotka is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Karachi in August, things will get colder in Kotka: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7
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Geologic Formation
Hiidenvuori
4.4

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park.

For photos and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island planner.

Getting from Kotka to Kimito Island by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Kurjenrahka National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Old Rauma, &more) and Hanko (Gunnarstrand & Tulliniemi Nature Path). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6
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Hiking Trail
Tulliniemi Nature Path
4.2

2
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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 10th (Mon): walk around Lilla holmen, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. On the next day, see where the action happens at Wiklof Holding Arena, stroll through Kobba Klintar, then see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

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Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
4.5
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Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
4.7

2
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Olavinlinna Castle and Pikkukirkko. Get out of town with these interesting Savonlinna side-trips: Ruokolahden Kirkko (in Ruokolahti), Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju) and Imatra Waterfall (in Imatra). Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Linnansaari National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Siikalahti Wetland, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

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You can fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
4.3

2
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Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. On the 15th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Wilds Piira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuhmo online route planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuhmo in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Wildlife · Parks
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Wildlife Area
Boreal Wildlife Centre
4.2

3
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Karhunkierros and Riisitunturi National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Kuusamo takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

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Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8
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Outdoor Activity
Karhunkierros
4.9

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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Lemmenjoki National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Urho Kekkonen National Park (in Saariselka). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and get outside with Lake Inari.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Inari online visit planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hatanpaa Arboretum and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi, about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, get your game on at HopLop, and stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in September, you will find days in Tampere are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Porvoo Old Town, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

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

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Landmark
Porvoo Old Town
4.4

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