37 days in Finland Itinerary

37 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 4 nights
2
Vaasa
— 2 nights
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 4 nights
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
7
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
8
Kuopio
— 4 nights
9
Savonlinna
— 1 night
10
Hamina
— 2 nights
11
Helsinki
— 7 nights

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Parola Armour Museum and Visavuori. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf & Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Tampere is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or fly. June in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Parola, Visavuori, Museo Militaria, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Visavuori ©
Visavuori
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Wed), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Vaasa Car & Motor Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, examine the collection at Stundars Museum, thenexamine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Terranova.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Vaasa route site.

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Vaasa Car & Motor Museum ©
Vaasa Car & Motor Museum

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, thenexamine the collection at Marela Museum House, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Bonk Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Automobile Museum, and then head outdoors with Kuuskajaskari.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma trip planning website.

You can drive from Vaasa to Rauma in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Uusikaupunki
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Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Turku Art Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, enjoy the music at Sibeliusmuseum, get your game on at Moomin World, and browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, thenget engrossed in the history at Kobba Klintar, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mariehamn trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aland Island, Kastelholm Castle, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Appreciate the collections at Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Rovaniemi Church and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi, about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pielisen Museum and Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Joensuu Church and Uhrihalkeama. Step out of Koli National Park to go to Outokumpu and see Old Mine Mining Museum, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Paha-Koli Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In June, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Joensuu, Old Mine Mining Museum
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Riuttala Farmhouse Museum and Finnish Air Force Museum. Natural History Museum of Central Finland and RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Kuopio with an excursion to New Valamo Monastery in Heinavesi--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, stroll around Snellman Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and have fun at Vainolanniemi.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio online vacation maker.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kuopio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, New Valamo Monastery
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna route planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the striking features of Hamina Fortress, thenadmire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, thenlearn about all things military at Bunker Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Main Building of Military School, steep yourself in history at St. John's Church, thensteep yourself in history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hamina trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Hamina in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Hamina can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Bunker Museum, Salpa Line Museum
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

7
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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online travel route planner.

Getting from Hamina to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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