38 days in Finland Itinerary

38 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naantali
— 5 nights
2
Turku
— 9 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 12 nights

5
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Popular historic sites such as Old Rauma and Uusikaupunki Old Church are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louhisaari Manor and Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Naantali: Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum & Marela Museum House) and Uusikaupunki (Bonk Museum, Automobile Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: stop by Naantali Old Town, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and get your game on at Moomin World.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Naantali trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Naantali is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels to Naantali, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Naantali sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

9
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Popular historic sites such as Turku Cathedral and Bengtskar Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Pargas Church (in Pargas), Rosala Viking Centre (in Rosala) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Turku attractions planning site.

Turku is very close to Naantali. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rosala, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Pargas Church, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Nagu Church
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 5:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

8
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto), Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and take an in-depth tour of Forestry Museum of Lapland.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Kemi Church, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 13:
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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 13th (Fri): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Inari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Inari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

12
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and examine the collection at Design Museum.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website.

Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in July, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Raseborg, Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 27:
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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