50 days in Finland Itinerary

50 days in Finland Itinerary

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50 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Oulu
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Sotkamo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Rantasalmi
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Pori
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Tampere
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Aurlahti Beach in Lohja--about 50 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki online travel route planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Amsterdam in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

King's Road, Flamingo Entertainment Center, Aurlahti Beach
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 9th (Fri), glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Muonio trip maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Muonio. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: highs in Muonio hover around -5°C, while lows dip to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Muonio

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Ice Karting Levi
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Get outdoors at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Safaris. Change things up with these side-trips from Pyhatunturi: Rovaniemi (Santa Claus Office, Santa Claus Village, & more).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi day trip planning website .

You can drive from Muonio to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Nature, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rovaniemi, Amethyst Mine Lapland
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

5
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Get in touch with nature at Nallikari Beach and Syote Ski & Nature Resort. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and stroll through Ainolan Puisto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Oulu by car takes about 4.5 hours. In November, Oulu is somewhat warmer than Pyhatunturi - with highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Oulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Syote Ski & Nature Resort, Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Oulun Automuseo ©
Oulun Automuseo

5
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Get in touch with nature at Venajanhiekka and Hiukka. Explore Sotkamo's surroundings by going to Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort (in Hyrynsalmi), Jyrkkakosken Ruukki (in Sonkajarvi) and Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti, pause for some serene contemplation at Kajaani Church, and perfect your strike at Vuokatti Bowling.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Sotkamo trip simple and quick.

Getting from Oulu to Sotkamo by car takes about 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Rautavaara, Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort, Kajaani Church, Jyrkkakosken Ruukki
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 23:
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Hiukka ©
Hiukka

5
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Koli National Park side-trips: Old Mine Mining Museum (in Outokumpu) and Joensuu (Kauppakeskus Iso Myy & Taitokortteli).

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Sotkamo to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Joensuu, Koli, Old Mine Mining Museum
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 28:
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum

3
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Cathedral. Explore Rantasalmi's surroundings by going to Savonlinna (Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, Taito Shop Savonlinna, & more) and Mikkeli (Anjan Puisto, Stella, & more). Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Linnansaari National Park.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rantasalmi online journey planner .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi in 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Mikkeli
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Venture out of the city with trips to Vaasa (Vaasa Car & Motor Museum, Stromso, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail and take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Mustasaari online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Rantasalmi to Mustasaari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Vaasa, Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Stromso ©
Stromso

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Old Rauma and The Church of the Holy Cross are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Yyteri Beach and Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pori: Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum, Kuuskajaskari, & more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, stroll through Kirjurinluoto, take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pori route site .

Drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In December in Pori, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Rauma, Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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 cultural insight at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Vepsa Island and Kurjenrahka National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, get a new perspective on things with Lana, and browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Turku route maker app .

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 13:
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 14th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oro.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Holy Cross Church and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Step out of the city life by going to Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi), Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu) and Parola Tank Museum (in Parola). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and examine the collection at Suomen Pelimuseo.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tampere day trip app .

Drive from Kimito Island to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kimito Island in December, things will get a bit cooler in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Keuruu, Parola, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 20:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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