39 days in Finland Itinerary

39 days in Finland Itinerary

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39 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Oulu
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
5
Tampere
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Pori
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Raseborg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Doha

3
nights
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. St. John's Church and Main Building of Military School will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Art Centre Salmela and Marian Kirkko. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Hiidenvuori (in Iitti), Bunker Museum (in Virolahti) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka vacation builder site .

Doha, Qatar to Kotka is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Kotka, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in May, things will get colder in Kotka: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hamina, Hiidenvuori, Bunker Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary app .

Drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siida and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Explore hidden gems such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Step out of Inari with an excursion to Gold Prospector Museum in Tankavaara--about 1h 30 min away.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Savonlinna to Inari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, Inari is a bit cooler than Savonlinna - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Hippupuoti Gift Shop
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kauppahalli and Kierikki Stone Age Centre. Head to Luovon Puoji and Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskusfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Oulu: Kemi (Sampo Icebreaker & Kemi Church), Raahe Museum (in Raahe) and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, and explore the ancient world of Kierikkikeskus.

Planning Oulu trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Inari to Oulu in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Oulu sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kemi, Haukipudas Church, Luovon Puoji, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:
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Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus ©
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

6
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visit Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach for some beach relaxation. Do your shopping at Laukko Manor and Galleria Ronga. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki), Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tampere, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Oulu to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Ahtari Zoo, Petajavesi Old Church, Laukko Manor, Pihamaa Estate & Winery
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 16:
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

3
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yyteri Beach and Ruokapuoti Lumo. Get some historical perspective at Old Rauma and Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki Old Church, Bonk Museum, & more) and Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum & The Church of the Holy Cross). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Pori Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Pori sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church

5
nights
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 Kauppakeskus Mylly. Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Cathedral and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Korpo Church (in Korpo) and Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Korpo Church, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Kauppakeskus Mylly
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island online holiday planner .

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Raseborg.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Manor ©
Soderlangvik Manor

3
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. Bengtskar Lighthouse and Raseborg Castle will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bellevue Beach and Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Raseborg: Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko).

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Raseborg day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Raseborg takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Raseborg can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Teijo National Park, Bengtskar Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Hakaniemi Market and Riimikko. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Cathedral of Porvoo, & more) and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Lapinlahti, take in the exciting artwork at ARTag Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Raseborg to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Espoo, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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