35 days in Finland Itinerary

35 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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6
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Cathedral of Porvoo and The Aalto House 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). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, admire the striking features of Johannes Church, explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

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 Rapola Ridge (in Valkeakoski), Palkaneen Kirkko (in Palkane) and Hameenlinna Church (in Hameenlinna). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saari Nation Park.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip website.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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 Koylio Church. You'll get in some beach time at Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kristiinankaupunki (The Maritime Museum & Carlsro Museum) and Rauma (Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki & Rauma Art Museum). 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 train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

4
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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 Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Gallery A. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Lenholm Conservation Area in Pargas, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Skanssi, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, 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 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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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. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kastelholm Castle and Museumship Pommern. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aland Maritime Museum and The Cultural History Museum of Aland. Step out of Mariehamn to go to Sund and see Bomarsund, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Aland Island Art Museum, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antikbutiken, take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, 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 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

5
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

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 Saimaa Canal. Rautjarven kirkko and Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Savitaipale Church (in Savitaipale) and Art Gallery Merila (in Kotka). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, and explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Mariehamn to Lappeenranta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

3
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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 S/S Salama. Let the collections at Retretti Art Centre and Johanna Oras Art Gallery 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. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°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

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Tohmajarven kirkko ©
Tohmajarven kirkko
Retretti Art Centre ©
Retretti Art Centre

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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

Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

2
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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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, then stroll 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, then take 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 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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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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