55 days in Finland Itinerary

55 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mariehamn
— 6 nights
2
Vaasa
— 15 nights
3
Oulu
— 10 nights
4
Joensuu
— 16 nights
5
Puumala
— 6 nights

6
nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. The Aland Island Art Museum and Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at The Maritime Quarter and Bomarsund. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mariehamn: Getabergen (in Geta) and Leklandet (in Eckero). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the engaging exhibits at The Cultural History Museum of Aland, step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and stroll through Kobba Klintar.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn online day trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Mariehamn is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Lisbon to Mariehamn, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect nights in Mariehamn to be little chillier, around °C, while days are colder, around °C. You will leave for Vaasa on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Eckero, Aland Island, Sund, Getabergen, Antikbutiken
Find places to stay May 6 — 13:
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Getabergen ©
Getabergen
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum ©
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
The Aland Island Art Museum ©
The Aland Island Art Museum

15
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Vaasa Car & Motor Museum. Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum and Tikanoja Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Vaasa's surroundings by going to Kokkola (K.H. Renlund Museum, Neristan (Old Wooden Town), &more), Isokyro (Kyr0 Distillery Company & Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko) and Seinajoki (Aalto Center of Seinajoki & Etela-Pohjanmaan Traktorimuseo). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Soderfjardenin Meteoriihi, examine the collection at Bragen ulkoilmamuseo, kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta, and contemplate the long history of Stromso.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Vaasa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kokkola, Mustasaari, Pietarsaari, Kristiinankaupunki, Isokyro
Find places to stay May 13 — 28:
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Vaasa Car & Motor Museum ©
Vaasa Car & Motor Museum
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum

10
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 Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo and Raahe Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo and Hupisaaret Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Oulu: Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii), Rokuan Kansallispuisto (in Ahmas) and Hailuoto (Luovon Puoji & Marjaniemi Lighthouse). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, get your game on at Hoplop, explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo, and explore the activities along Koitelinkoski.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Oulu by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Oulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Tornio, Kemi, Hailuoto, Raahe Museum, Syote Ski & Nature Resort
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 7:
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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre

16
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Nikolaos Cathedral and Lutheran Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland and Pielisen Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Joensuu: Kuopio (Vainolanniemi, Snellman Park, &more), Koli National Park (Ukko-Koli, Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, &more) and Koli Nature Centre Ukko (in Koli). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, look for gifts at Taitokortteli, admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and enjoy the sand and surf at Honkaniemi Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Joensuu online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Joensuu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Joensuu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Puumala.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Kuopio, Savonlinna, Kerimaki, Heinavesi
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 23:
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Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
Mohko Ironworks Museum ©
Mohko Ironworks Museum

6
nights
Puumala

Puumala ©
You'll explore and learn at Liehtalanniemen museotila and Museum Juvan. Step out of the city life by going to Linnansaari National Park and Puumalan Lake. Get out of town with these interesting Puumala side-trips: Woikosken tehdasmuseo (in Mantyharju), St. George Church (in Joroinen) and Savitaipale Church (in Savitaipale).

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Puumala trip planning tool.

You can drive from Joensuu to Puumala in 3 hours. June in Puumala sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Puumala

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Juva, Anttola Church, Woikosken tehdasmuseo, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, St. George Church
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Woikosken tehdasmuseo ©
Woikosken tehdasmuseo

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