58 days in Finland Itinerary

58 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland attractions planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Inari
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Kuusamo
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Sotkamo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Imatra
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
7
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
8
Turku
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Pori
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Tampere
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Boston

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 Lemmenjoki National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Juutua Nature Trail, experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

Find out how to plan Inari trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Boston, USA to Inari is an approximately 23- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Inari is 7 hours. Traveling from Boston in June, things will get slightly colder in Inari: highs are around 57°F and lows about 43°F. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Urho Kekkonen National Park, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
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 Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. When in Kuusamo, make a side trip to see Korouoma Canyon in Posio, approximately Posio away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip maker app.

You can fly from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Cap off 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
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
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 Venajanhiekka and Hiukka. 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.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, 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 63°F, while at night they dip to 46°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, Venajanhiekka, Boreal Wildlife Centre, Vuokatinvaara
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
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 Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Herajarvi Hiking Trail 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: Old Mine Mining Museum (in Outokumpu) and Nurmes Church (in Nurmes). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For photos, maps, 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 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°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

Koli Nature Centre Ukko, Old Mine Mining Museum, Joensuu Church, Nurmes Church
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
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, then take 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 traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, 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 65°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
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, then head 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, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko.

To find reviews, maps, photos, 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 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lappeenranta
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
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 Bomarsund. You'll explore and learn at Museumship Pommern and Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, steep yourself in history at The Maritime Quarter, admire the masterpieces at The Aland Island Art Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn tour planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Imatra to Mariehamn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
Highlights from your plan
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 Turku City Library. Take a break from the city and head to Uto and The Archipelago Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Hanko (Hanko Water Tower & Bellevue Beach) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku journey app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rosala, Hanko, Teijo National Park, Naantali Church, Nagu Church
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
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 Herrainpaivat Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Church of the Holy Cross and Uusikaupunki Old Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Kuuskajaskari (in Rauma) and Uusikaupunki (Isokari Lighthouse & Bonk Museum). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

Plan trip to Pori with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

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 Päijänteen kansallispuisto and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. 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. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tammelan kirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

Plan trip to Tampere with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. 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, Forssa Museum, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Tammelan kirkko
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
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 Helsinki Cathedral. Kansallisgalleria and Design Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Lehman, &more). Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, 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 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°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
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

Similar Plans

8 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, kids, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: November, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, outdoors, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: August, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: May, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, popular sights Preferences: December, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: May, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced
See more plans