39 days in Finland Itinerary

39 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maritime Centre Vellamo and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Art Centre Salmela and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Marian Kirkko (in Hamina), Bunker Museum (in Virolahti) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, contemplate the long history of Kotka Church, admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, and make a trip to Hamina Town Hall.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip itinerary app.

Doha, Qatar to Kotka is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Kotka. In May, Kotka is cooler than Doha - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hamina, Art Centre Salmela, Bunker Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

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Getting from Kotka to Savonlinna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough 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. Get some historical perspective at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Take a break from Inari with a short trip to Hippupuoti Gift Shop in Saariselka, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, and relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari holiday tool.

Getting from Savonlinna to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Savonlinna in June, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Hippupuoti Gift Shop
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Nallikari Beach and Kauppahalli. Visit Haukipudas Church and Kemi Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Oulu side-trips: Raahe Museum (in Raahe), Sampo Icebreaker (in Kemi) and Luovon Puoji (in Hailuoto). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Kierikkikeskus, examine the collection at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Oulu trip builder tool.

Fly from Inari to Oulu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Oulu, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kemi, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Raahe Museum, Haukipudas Church
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.
Head to Laukko Manor and Galleria Rongafor some retail therapy. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari), Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki). Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, admire the landmark architecture of Petajavesi Old Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip maker app.

Getting from Oulu to Tampere by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Church of Keuruu, Ahtari Zoo, Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Laukko Manor
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Rauma and Uusikaupunki Old Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pori: Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum, Ruokapuoti Lumo, &more) and Uusikaupunki (Bonk Museum & Automobile Museum). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, and stroll around Kirjurinluoto.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori trip builder.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Pori are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive 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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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
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.
Visit Turku Castle and Archangel Michael's church for their historical value. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Korpo Church (in Korpo) and Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo). There's still lots to do: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, and take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island road trip site.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish 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 Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

3
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bellevue Beach and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bengtskar Lighthouse and Raseborg Castle. When in Raseborg, make a side trip to see Teijo National Park in Pernio, approximately Pernio away. There's more to do: walk around Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Raseborg trip site.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Raseborg takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Bengtskar Lighthouse, Teijo National Park
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Riimikko, &more) and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

You can drive from Raseborg to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. 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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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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