59 days in Finland Itinerary

59 days in Finland Itinerary

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59 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Kotka
— 5 nights
2
Imatra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kuopio
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
7
Inari
— 3 nights
8
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
10
Pori
— 3 nights
11
Turku
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Bangkok

5
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. You'll get in some beach time at Santalahti Nature Trail and Lehman. Visiting Arboretum Mustila and Repovesi National Park will get you outdoors. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Stromforsin ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, learn about all things military at Bunker Museum, step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

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

Bangkok, Thailand to Kotka is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Kotka is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in June, things will get cooler in Kotka: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Arboretum Mustila, Repovesi National Park, Stromforsin ruukki, Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Imatra Waterfall and Malonsaari. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lammassaari Island and Lempukka Beach. Explore Imatra's surroundings by going to The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina), Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti) and Saimaa Canal (in Lappeenranta). The adventure continues: cruise along Puumalan Lake and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Imatra holiday planning site .

Getting from Kotka to Imatra by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Kummakivi Boulder, Puumalan Lake
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings ©
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner .

Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. 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 Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

7
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lutheran Cathedral and Kuopion Korttelimuseo. Escape the urban bustle at Venajanhiekka and Pyha-Hakki National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kuopio side-trips: Tahko Farmi (in Tahkovuori), Varkaus Water Tower Terrace (in Varkaus) and Leppavirta (Orinoro Gorge & Leppavirta Church). Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Southern Konnevesi National park. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kuopio trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Leppavirta, Venajanhiekka, Varkaus Water Tower Terrace, Tahko Farmi, Pyha-Hakki National Park
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Korkeakoski ©
Korkeakoski

6
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Visiting Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Pielinen will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hiidenportti National Park and Paha-Koli Hill. Explore Koli National Park's surroundings by going to Kuhmo (Wild Taiga & Wilds Piira).

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Koli National Park using our trip planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuhmo, Koli Nature Centre Ukko, Hiidenportti National Park
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 11:
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kiutakongas Rapids and Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Take a break from the city and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Karhunkierros. Change things up with a short trip to Pieni Karhunkierros Trail in Juuma (about 38 minutes away). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Discover out-of-the-way places like Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Lemmenjoki National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Urho Kekkonen National Park (in Saariselka).

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Inari using our trip planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Inari sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Step off the beaten path and head to Pakasaivo and Giewont Husky Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Keimiotunturi Fell). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Trails

Side Trips

Muonio, Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

3
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museumship Pommern and Kastelholm Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at Aland Maritime Museum and Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. Venture out of the city with trips to Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum (in Eckero) and Bomarsund (in Sund). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kobba Klintar, make a trip to Aalands Parliament, contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Mariehamn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Rauma and The Church of the Holy Cross. Get out of town with these interesting Pori side-trips: Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki Old Church, Bonk Museum, & more) and Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum, Ruokapuoti Lumo, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pori route planner .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Pori takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

8
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Teijo national park. Escape the urban bustle at Kurjenrahka National Park and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy (in Pernio), Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Korpo Church, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku route maker app .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Hanko, Pernio, Kurjenrahka National Park, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and National Museum of Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Evo Hiking Area and Korkeasaari Zoo. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park, Evo Hiking Area
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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