59 days in Finland Itinerary

59 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
2
Levi
— 6 nights
3
Inari
— 3 nights
4
Kuopio
— 5 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 6 nights
6
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
7
Kotka
— 6 nights
8
Raseborg Municipality
— 3 nights
9
Turku
— 5 nights
10
Rauma
— 4 nights
11
Tampere
— 7 nights
12
Helsinki
— 5 nights

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Ranua Zoo and Syvasenvaara Fell. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Hiidenkirnut. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, take an exotic tour of Arctic Lifestyle, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in June: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Ranua Zoo, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

6
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Explore hidden gems such as Levi Ski Resort and Church of Sodankyla. Visiting Keimiotunturi Fell and Safaris will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Muonio (Pakasaivo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Akaslompolo, Church of Sodankyla, Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get a sense of the local culture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's more to do: get outside with Lake Inari and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

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Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kuopio.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Kasken Kierros Nature Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Ukko-Koli Hill and Pyha-Hakki National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuopio: Pielinen (in Koli National Park), Korkeakoski (in Tuovilanlahti) and Venajanhiekka (in Rautavaara). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, and contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio trip builder app.

Fly from Inari to Kuopio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in June, with highs in Kuopio at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Pyha-Hakki National Park, Korkeakoski, Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

6
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Step out of the city life by going to Linnansaari National Park and Siikalahti Wetland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Heinaveden kirkko (in Heinavesi), Tohmajarven kirkko (in Tohmajarvi) and Salpa Line (in Kerimaki). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, kick back and relax at Utra Beach, and get all the information you need at Riihisaari.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Joensuu, Kerimaki, Linnansaari National Park, Heinaveden kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Tohmajarven kirkko ©
Tohmajarven kirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lauritsala Church and The Astuvansalmi rock paintings. Visit Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Lappeenrannan kirkko for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Lappeenranta side-trips: Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Lempukka Beach) and Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko.

Make your Lappeenranta itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Kummakivi Boulder, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

6
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salpa Line Museum and St. John's Church. Popular historic sites such as St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island, and steep yourself in history at Kyminlinna Fortress.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Kotka, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Raseborg Municipality.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Salpa Line Museum, St. John's Church, Repovesi National Park, Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

3
nights
Raseborg Municipality

Raseborg Municipality ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bengtskar Lighthouse and Hanko Water Tower. Escape the urban bustle at Tulliniemi Nature Path and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Bellevue Beach in Hanko (about 40 minutes away).

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Raseborg Municipality journey website.

You can drive from Kotka to Raseborg Municipality in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kotka to Raseborg Municipality is minus 1 hour. In July in Raseborg Municipality, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Raseborg Municipality

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Bengtskar Lighthouse
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Visit Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna for some beach relaxation. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya), Nagu Church (in Nagu) and Pargas Church (in Pargas). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, and head off the coast to Kirjais.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Turku day trip site.

Drive from Raseborg Municipality to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Raseborg Municipality to Turku is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Korpo Church, Kurjenrahka National Park, Nagu Church, Pargas Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

4
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Rauma and Uusikaupunki Old Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Explore Rauma's surroundings by going to Uusikaupunki (Isokari Lighthouse, Automobile Museum, &more) and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) (in Pori). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

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Getting from Turku to Rauma by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Pori
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get some cultural insight at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Church of Keuruu. Venture out of the city with trips to Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Marttinen (in Virrat). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Torronsuo National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker site.

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Holy Cross Church, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Torronsuo National Park, Church of Keuruu
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 26:
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

5
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 historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Kansallisgalleria and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 31st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, and contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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