58 days in Finland Itinerary

58 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inari
— 4 nights
2
Kuusamo
— 5 nights
3
Sotkamo
— 5 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
6
Imatra
— 3 nights
7
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
8
Turku
— 8 nights
9
Pori
— 4 nights
10
Tampere
— 9 nights
11
Helsinki
— 7 nights

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get a sense of the local culture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inari day trip planning site.

Boston, USA to Inari is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Inari. In June, Inari is slightly colder than Boston - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Urho Kekkonen National Park, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

5
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Get in touch with nature at Ruka and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Korouoma Canyon. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kuusamo route planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Kuusamo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Posio, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

5
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hiukka and Venajanhiekka. Get some historical perspective at Kajaani Castle ruins and Kajaani Church. Go for a jaunt from Sotkamo to Kuhmo to see Boreal Wildlife Centre about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli and take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sotkamo journey planning app.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Sotkamo in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kajaani, Boreal Wildlife Centre, Venajanhiekka, Vuokatinvaara
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins

6
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.
Visiting Herajarvi Hiking Trail and Ukko-Koli Hill will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uhrihalkeama and Joensuu Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koli National Park: Nurmes Church (in Nurmes) and Old Mine Mining Museum (in Outokumpu). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Joensuu Church, Koli Nature Centre Ukko, Nurmes Church, Old Mine Mining Museum
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Linnansaari National Park
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): trek along Malonsaari, thenhead off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenexplore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Imatra trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Imatra are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lappeenranta
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

3
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Do some cultural sightseeing at Aland Maritime Museum and Kastelholm Castle. You'll explore and learn at Museumship Pommern and The Aland Island Art Museum. Explore Mariehamn's surroundings by going to Bomarsund (in Sund) and Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum (in Eckero). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, don't miss a visit to The Maritime Quarter, stroll around Lilla holmen, and head off the coast to Kobba Klintar.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn journey planning site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Imatra to Mariehamn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

8
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Take a break from the city and head to Uto and Teijo National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Korpo Church (in Korpo), Hanko (Hanko Water Tower & Bellevue Beach) and Nagu Church (in Nagu). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turku sightseeing planning site.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Rosala, Teijo National Park, Korpo Church, Nagu Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Old Rauma and Bonk Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Isokari Lighthouse and The Church of the Holy Cross. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Uusikaupunki Old Church (in Uusikaupunki) and Kuuskajaskari (in Rauma). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pori journey tool.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Rauma
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

9
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Escape the urban bustle at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Rauhaniemi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Marttinen (in Virrat), Parola (The Parola Armour Museum & Holy Cross Church) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). Pack the 20th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Päijänteen kansallispuisto. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tammelan kirkko, stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Forssa Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tampere tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Parola, Marttinen, Tammelan kirkko, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 24:
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Lehman, &more). Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti), kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Valkmusa National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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