34 days in Finland Itinerary

34 days in Finland Itinerary

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34 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 15 nights
Train:  15 min
2
Vantaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Espoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Kirkkonummi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Raseborg
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Hanko
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Jarvenpaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Hyvinkaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
11
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Athens

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Uutelan luontopolku. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get outside with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Athens in August, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Vantaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Here are some ideas for day two: get all the information you need at Fazer Experience Visitor Centre, take an in-depth tour of Finnish Aviation Museum, then admire the striking features of Pyhan Laurin kirkko, and finally engage your brain at Heureka.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vantaa road trip planner.

Vantaa is just a short distance from Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Vantaa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Vantaa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Finnish Aviation Museum ©
Finnish Aviation Museum
Heureka ©
Heureka
Pyhan Laurin kirkko ©
Pyhan Laurin kirkko

1
night
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Find out how to plan Ruotsinpyhtaa trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Vantaa to Ruotsinpyhtaa takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ruotsinpyhtaa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Espoo.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Espoo itinerary planner.

Getting from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Espoo by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kirkkonummi.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Espoo Cathedral ©
Espoo Cathedral
Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

1
night
Kirkkonummi

Kirkkonummi ©
Kirkkonummi is a municipality of inhabitants in southern Finland. To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kirkkonummi holiday maker website.

Kirkkonummi is just a stone's throw from Espoo. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Raseborg.

Things to do in Kirkkonummi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aurlahti Beach, Siuntion Pyhan Pietarin Kirkko, St. Peter"s Church in Siuntio
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Kirkkonummen kirkko ©
Kirkkonummen kirkko
Hvittrask ©
Hvittrask

2
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 6th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, then steep yourself in history at Fiskars Museum, then examine the collection at EKTA museum, and finally make a trip to Ekenas Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teijo National Park.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Raseborg tour planner.

You can drive from Kirkkonummi to Raseborg in an hour. September in Raseborg sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hanko.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Fiskars Museum
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle
EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum

2
nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hanko planner.

You can drive from Raseborg to Hanko in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut

2
nights
Jarvenpaa

Jarvenpaa ©
Järvenpää is a town and municipality of Finland.HistoryJärvenpää was separated from its parent community Tuusula in 1951. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Jarvenpaan kirkko and then contemplate the long history of Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Lotta Museum, then explore the world behind art at Halosenniemi Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), and finally steep yourself in history at Aleksis Kivi Memorial Cottage.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jarvenpaa holiday site.

You can drive from Hanko to Jarvenpaa in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Jarvenpaa are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hyvinkaa.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Tuusula
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Halosenniemi Museum ©
Halosenniemi Museum
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo ©
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo

2
nights
Hyvinkaa

Hyvinkaa ©
Hyvinkää is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 12th (Thu), examine the collection at Museo Militaria, get in on the family fun at Ahvenisto, and then examine the collection at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum).

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hyvinkaa online attractions planner.

Hyvinkaa is very close to Jarvenpaa. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Hyvinkaa

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)
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Museo Militaria ©
Museo Militaria
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Loviisa trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hyvinkaa to Loviisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Loviisa are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St Michael Church
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church
Loviisa Maritime Museum ©
Loviisa Maritime Museum

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Riimikko as well as Söderskärin majakka. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for gifts at Riimikko, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, contemplate the long history of Castle Hill, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Söderskärin majakka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, then examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo trip planner.

Porvoo is just a short distance from Loviisa. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hiidenkirnut
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Porvoo Museum/Holm House ©
Porvoo Museum/Holm House
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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