36 days in Finland Itinerary

36 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Kuusamo
— 5 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights
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Kotka
— 4 nights
8
Tampere
— 3 nights
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Rauma
— 2 nights
10
Turku
— 3 nights
11
Raseborg Municipality
— 2 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 Porvoo Old Town. Pack the 23rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, examine the collection at Design Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jeddah in June, with highs in Helsinki at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

5
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ruka and Riisitunturi National Park. Get in touch with nature at The Predator Center in Kuusamo and Korouoma Canyon. Step out of Kuusamo with an excursion to Martinselkonen Wilds Centre in Suomussalmi--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Karhunkierros, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo driving holiday app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, Kuusamo is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Ruka ©
Ruka
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

2
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ranua Zoo and Hiidenkirnut. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Arctic Lifestyle, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Safaris

4
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Levi Ski Resort and Giewont Husky Adventures. Escape the urban bustle at Luosto and Pakasaivo. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Church of Sodankyla in Sodankyla--about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Luosto ©
Luosto

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inari trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Inari are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

3
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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 Linnansaari National Park. Visiting Imatra Waterfall and Punkaharju Ridge will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Ruokolahden Kirkko in Ruokolahti (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip tool.

Fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Loviisan kirkko and St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Repovesi National Park and Arboretum Mustila. Take a break from Kotka with a short trip to Fagerö Kaunissaari in Pyhtaa, about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, appreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade, and head off the coast to Haapasaari Island.

Make your Kotka itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kotka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

3
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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.
Visiting Hatanpaa Arboretum and Evo Hiking Area will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Vanha Kirkko. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto in Ruovesi, approximately Ruovesi away. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, steep yourself in history at Hameensilta, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kotka to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto ©
Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, head outdoors with Kuuskajaskari, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rauma trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Rauma takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church. Get in touch with nature at Kurjenrahka National Park and The Archipelago Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Pargas Church (in Pargas) and Nagu Church (in Nagu). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Kirjais, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planner.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Raseborg Municipality.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

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Raseborg Municipality

Raseborg Municipality ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Raseborg Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from The Old Water Tower of Ekenas, then walk around Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, and finally make a trip to Ekenas Old Town.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Raseborg Municipality online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Raseborg Municipality takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Raseborg Municipality

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

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