35 days in Finland Itinerary

35 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Tampere
— 5 nights
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Turku
— 4 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 4 nights
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Savonlinna
— 4 nights
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Kuopio
— 5 nights
8
Inari
— 4 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kaivopuisto. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Porvoo Old Town, &more), Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Johannes Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Landmark
Porvoo Old Town
4.4
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National Park
Nuuksio National Park
4.7

5
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yyteri Beach and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Keinuhonka Farm (in Padasjoki), Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna) and Kammiovuori Trail (in Sysma). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the views from Hameensilta, and make a trip to Pirunpesa.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online trip maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Rosala (Rosala Viking Centre & Rosala) and Rauma (Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum & Old Rauma). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Naantali Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5

3
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museumship Pommern and Aland Maritime Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mariehamn: Leklandet (in Eckero) and Bomarsund (in Sund). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, stroll around Lilla holmen, explore the engaging exhibits at The Cultural History Museum of Aland, and admire the masterpieces at The Aland Island Art Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn online trip planner.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

4
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sapokka Water Garden and Repovesi National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lappeenranta: Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Herb Garden Redoubt), Hamina (St. John's Church & Hamina Old Town) and Savitaipale Church (in Savitaipale). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Lemin kirkko, and don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta travel itinerary planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Must see
Saimaa Canal
4.6

4
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Olavinlinna Castle and Olavinlinnan Musta Passi. Venture out of the city with trips to Parikkalan kirkko (in Parikkala), Tohmajarven kirkko (in Tohmajarvi) and Salpa Line (in Kerimaki). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Heinaveden kirkko, and pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Parikkalan kirkko
4.0

5
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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Puijo Tower and Kuopio Market City Hall. Explore Kuopio's surroundings by going to Jyrkkakosken Ruukki (in Sonkajarvi), Korkeakoski (in Tuovilanlahti) and Leppavirta Church (in Leppavirta). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Juice Leskinen Statue, learn about all things military at Kuopio War Veteran Museum, make a trip to Kuopio Harbor, and take an in-depth tour of Myllymuseo.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuopio trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Waterfall
Korkeakoski
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Observation Deck
Puijo Tower
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Government Building
Kuopio Market City Hall
4.5

4
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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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Saariselka Reindeer Farm, Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inari route planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuopio to Inari takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuopio in August, with highs in Inari at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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