35 days in Finland Itinerary

35 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
3
Sotkamo
— 4 nights
4
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
5
Inari
— 3 nights
6
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
7
Pori
— 3 nights
8
Turku
— 5 nights
9
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
10
Helsinki
— 6 nights

2
nights
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila and then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ruotsinpyhtaa road trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Berlin to Ruotsinpyhtaa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Ruotsinpyhtaa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

Planning Savonlinna trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linnansaari National Park, Siikalahti Wetland, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

4
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Boreal Wildlife Centre. You'll get in some beach time at Venajanhiekka and Hiukka. When in Sotkamo, make a side trip to see Nurmes Church in Nurmes, approximately Nurmes away. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sotkamo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Savonlinna to Sotkamo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rautavaara, Boreal Wildlife Centre, Nurmes Church
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 3:
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Riisitunturi National Park and Kiutakongas Rapids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo road trip planner.

Drive from Sotkamo to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. In September in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Inari on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Riisitunturi National Park
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Step out of Inari with an excursion to Gold Prospector Museum in Tankavaara--about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Inari trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park, Urho Kekkonen National Park
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Museum-lovers will get to explore Aland Maritime Museum and Kastelholm Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museumship Pommern and Bomarsund. Change things up with a short trip to Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum in Eckero (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Mariehamn takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Inari in September, expect Mariehamn to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Rauma and Automobile Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki Old Church & Bonk Museum) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, &more). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and examine the collection at Villa Mairea.

To find out how to plan a trip to Pori, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Pori takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki, Villa Mairea
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Appreciate the collections at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Cathedral and Uto. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Korpo Church (in Korpo) and Pargas Church (in Pargas). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellevue Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker site.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Teijo National Park, Korpo Church, Pargas Church
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 22nd (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kimito Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore The National Museum of Finland and Mannerheim Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 29:
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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