44 days in Finland Itinerary

44 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 10 nights
2
Imatra
— 4 nights
3
Oulu
— 5 nights
4
Ranua
— 2 nights
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights
6
Levi
— 4 nights
7
Turku
— 5 nights
8
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 4 nights
9
Pori
— 5 nights

10
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Arboretum Mustila will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Kymi Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, get curious at Heureka, steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, and get lost in a book at Oodi Central Library.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip app.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki. In June, Helsinki is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Vantaa, Porvoo, Arboretum Mustila, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 18:
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Explore hidden gems such as Siikalahti Wetland and Salpa Line Museum. Visiting Kummakivi Boulder and Lempukka Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Imatra: Anttola Church (in Anttola), The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina) and Puumala (Lietvesi Scenic Road & Puumalan Lake). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tainionkosken Church, step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, don't miss a visit to Ruokolahden Kellotapuli, and learn about all things military at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Imatra trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Imatra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Imatra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ruokolahti, Puumala, Anttola Church, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Salpa Line Museum
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:
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Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

5
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Get a sense of the local culture at Raahe Museum and Kierikki Stone Age Centre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rokuan Kansallispuisto and Hupisaaret Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oulu: Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo) and Marjaniemi Lighthouse (in Hailuoto). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Hoplop, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu online visit planner.

Getting from Imatra to Oulu by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Imatra in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Oulu: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ranua.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Rokuan Kansallispuisto, Koitelinkoski, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Haukipudas Church, Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:
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Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Rokuan Kansallispuisto ©
Rokuan Kansallispuisto

2
nights
Ranua

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ranua Zoo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ranua online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Ranua takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Saariselka on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Ranua

Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Get outdoors at Ruijanpolku Trail and Juutua Nature Trail. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and Gold Prospector Museum. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Pyha-Nattanen Fell in Sodankyla, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ranua to Saariselka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park, Pyha-Nattanen Fell
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Visiting Pakasaivo and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Ounasjoki - River for activities and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Taatsin seita (in Kittila), Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen) and Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, contemplate the long history of Maupertuis Memorial, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Levi trip maker site.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Muonio, Taatsin seita, Maupertuis Memorial, Sarestoniemi Museum, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kylamaki Village of Living History and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Teijo National Park and The Archipelago Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Torronsuo National Park (in Tammela), Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, have fun at Adventure Park, and examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Turku trip planning website.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Torronsuo National Park, Bonk Museum, Teijo National Park, Louhisaari Manor
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:
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Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

4
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Escape the urban bustle at Getabergen and Kobba Klintar. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kastelholm Castle and Eckerö Post & tullhus. Step out of Mariehamn with an excursion to Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum in Eckero--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, try to win big at PAF Casino, make a trip to The Maritime Quarter, and walk around Lilla holmen.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Aland Island, Eckero, Getabergen, Kastelholm Castle, Kastelholm - Open-air Museum
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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Kastelholm - Open-air Museum ©
Kastelholm - Open-air Museum
Getabergen ©
Getabergen
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

5
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. Take a break from the city and head to Yyterin Nakotorni and Rauhaniemi Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Tampere (Finlayson Church, Tampere City Library, Metso, &more) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Marela Museum House). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and stroll around Kirjurinluoto.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pori route builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Pori takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tampere, Rauma, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
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The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Yyterin Nakotorni