35 days in Finland Itinerary

35 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
2
Tampere
— 7 nights
3
Pori
— 3 nights
4
Turku
— 4 nights
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
6
Lappeenranta
— 5 nights
7
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
8
Ranua
— 1 night
9
Inari
— 2 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Cathedral of Porvoo and Johannes Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop & Porvoo Old Town), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, and browse the collection at Oodi Central Library.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Heureka
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance) and Hame Castle. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Hameenlinna Church (in Hameenlinna), Rapola Ridge (in Valkeakoski) and Palkaneen Kirkko (in Palkane). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saari Nation Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Tampere attractions website.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Alavus, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Stone Castle of Pirunvuori, Rapola Ridge
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

3
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Rauma and The Maritime Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki & Rauma Art Museum), Carlsro Museum (in Kristiinankaupunki) and Koylio Church (in Koylio). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Patakirppis.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pori trip app.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rauma, Kristiinankaupunki, Koylio Church
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and Gallery A. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Lenholm Conservation Area in Pargas, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, admire the local landmark of Harmonia, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online vacation planner.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lenholm Conservation Area, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

3
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården and Bomarsund will appeal to history buffs. Aland Maritime Museum and The Cultural History Museum of Aland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, browse for treasures at Antikbutiken, and walk around Lilla holmen.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn travel route site.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Antikbutiken
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

5
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Escape the urban bustle at Repovesi National Park and Imatra Waterfall. Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Rautjarven kirkko will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Art Gallery Merila (in Kotka) and Savitaipale Church (in Savitaipale). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, and ponder the world of politics at Lappeenrannan raatihuone.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Mariehamn to Lappeenranta by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Repovesi National Park, Art Gallery Merila, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Rautjarven kirkko
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Step off the beaten path and head to Olavinlinna Castle and Retretti Art Centre. Let the collections at Johanna Oras Art Gallery and S/S Salama capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savonlinna: Tohmajarven kirkko (in Tohmajarvi) and Salpa Line (in Kerimaki). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, and stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ranua.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Tohmajarven kirkko, Salpa Line
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Tohmajarven kirkko ©
Tohmajarven kirkko
Retretti Art Centre ©
Retretti Art Centre

1
night
Ranua

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. On the 23rd (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ranua Zoo.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ranua road trip planning app.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Ranua in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Ranua

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, thenstroll through Juutua Nature Trail, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip maker.

Traveling by car from Ranua to Inari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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