34 days in Finland Itinerary

34 days in Finland Itinerary

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34 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  45 min
1
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Hameenlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  13 h
9
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Helsinki
— 15 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 6th (Mon), revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lemmenlaakson luonnonsuojelualue, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, then admire the natural beauty at Eijas Garden, and finally head off the coast to Kaunissaari.

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Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Porvoo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Haemeenlinna.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eijas Garden, Lemmenlaakson luonnonsuojelualue, Kaunissaari, St Michael Church, Loviisan kirkko
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Eijas Garden ©
Eijas Garden
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko

2
nights
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Museo Militaria, step into the grandiose world of Hame Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Rapola Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Aulanko, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, and then play a few rounds at Linna Golf & Country Club.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Haemeenlinna road trip tool .

Drive from Porvoo to Haemeenlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Rapola Ridge, Holy Cross Church
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Aulanko ©
Aulanko
Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle
Museo Militaria ©
Museo Militaria

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then examine the collection at Moomin Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip planner .

Getting from Haemeenlinna to Tampere by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, then don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then get in on the family fun at Punkaharjun Kesamaa, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner .

You can drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kerimaki Church, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, and finally experience rural life at Tahko Farmi. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, look for gifts at Pikku Pietarin Torikuja, then examine the collection at Kuopio Automobile Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kuopio day trip app .

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tahko Farmi
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kemi online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kuopio to Kemi by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Kuopio in August, Kemi is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 18th (Sat), engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, then have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Samiland, look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Levi day trip site .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kongas, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, have fun at Moomin World, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along The Archipelago Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in August, expect nights in Turku to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

15
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.
Family-friendly places like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sibelius Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Espoo (Serena Water Park & Nuuksio National Park), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Vantaa, Espoo, King's Road, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Heureka ©
Heureka
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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