48 days in Finland Itinerary

48 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Casablanca
Train + Fly:  11 h
1
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Pori
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Mustasaari
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
7
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h
9
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Rantasalmi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Imatra
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Casablanca

9
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Pack the 24th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning app.

Casablanca, Morocco to Helsinki is an approximately 11- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In June, Helsinki is little chillier than Casablanca - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Center
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 24:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Kuusisto Manor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately Poytya away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, hike along The Archipelago Trail, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Naantali, Kuusisto Manor, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Visavuori. Get in touch with nature at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Rauhaniemi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen) and Serlachius Museum Gustaf (in Mantta-Vilppula). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Forssa Museum of Natural History, kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, get in on the family fun at Funpark, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Holy Cross Church, Forssa Museum of Natural History, Visavuori, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Let the collections at Pori Art Museum and Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Rauma and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (Ruokapuoti Lumo & The Church of the Holy Cross) and Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park (in Huittinen). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Junnelius, and make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pori trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Rauma, Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

4
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Visiting Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Setterbergin Puisto will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Skata and Kuddnas Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Hietasaaren uimaranta in Vaasa (about 40 minutes away). There's more to do: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari vacation maker site.

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. July in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Vaasa, Kuddnas Museum, Skata
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Kuddnas Museum ©
Kuddnas Museum
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 14th (Sat), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Akaslompolo. In July, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Trails Adventure Parks

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
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.
On the 16th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saariselka travel planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. July in Saariselka sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll set off for Koli National Park on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

5
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.
Uhrihalkeama and Koli Nature Centre Ukko are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Ukko-Koli Hill and Pielinen. Step out of Koli National Park with an excursion to Hiidenportti National Park in Sotkamo--about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Paha-Koli Hill, delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herajarvi Hiking Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Saariselka to Koli National Park with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Koli Nature Centre Ukko, Hiidenportti National Park
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

4
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Olavinlinna Castle and Mikkeli Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Linnansaari National Park and Naisvuori Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rantasalmi: Savonlinna (Savonlinna Provincial Museum, Riihisaari, &more) and Mikkeli (Mannerheim Statue & Park Mikkelipuisto).

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rantasalmi trip planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi by car takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Mikkeli
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lempukka Beach and Siikalahti Wetland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Imatra: Saimaa Canal (in Lappeenranta) and The Parikkala Sculpture Park (in Parikkala). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, head off the coast to Malonsaari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Imatra trip maker.

Drive from Rantasalmi to Imatra in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Parikkala
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valkmusa National Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lahti holiday planning tool.

Getting from Imatra to Lahti by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Lahti, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valkmusa National Park, Repovesi National Park
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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