60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Vaasa
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Inari
— 4 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Lieksa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Joensuu
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Kuopio
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Mikkeli
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
12
Kotka
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary tool .

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In August, Helsinki is colder than Bangkok - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Porvoo Old Town, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Aug 25 — Sep 1:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Venture out of the city with trips to Getabergen (in Geta), Bomarsund (in Sund) and Eckero (Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum & Leklandet). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, stroll around Lilla holmen, stroll through Kobba Klintar, and see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sund, Eckero, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Getabergen
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Room Escape Games
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Old Rauma (in Rauma). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and take a spin around town with Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Turku day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Teijo National Park, Old Rauma
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Pori (Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) & Yyteri Beach), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker website .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Pori, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Visavuori, Ahvenisto, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Explore Vaasa's surroundings by going to Seinajoki Library (in Seinajoki), Powerpark (in Harma) and Saltkaret (in Mustasaari). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, take in nature's colorful creations at Aspegrens Rosenlund, examine the collection at Stundars Museum, and take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Pietarsaari, Seinajoki Library, Powerpark, Stundars Museum
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). The adventure continues: hike along Juutua Nature Trail, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vaasa in September, things will get little chillier in Inari: highs are around 13°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Luosto Adventures (in Luosto). There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip builder site .

Getting from Inari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In September in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Luosto Adventures
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

5
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Lieksa is known for museums, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lieksa tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Lieksa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

5
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joensuu: Siikalahti Wetland (in Parikkala), Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum (in Punkaharju) and Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Pielinen, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Joensuu trip website .

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Joensuu takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Joensuu are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli, Siikalahti Wetland, Riihisaari, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuopio: Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi), Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara) and Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kuopio trip app .

You can drive from Joensuu to Kuopio in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Southern Konnevesi National park, Pyha-Hakki National Park, Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

5
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola), Puumala (Puumalan Lake, Viewing Platform in Puumala, & more) and Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, get outside with Anjan Puisto, and take in panoramic vistas at Naisvuori Observation Tower.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mikkeli trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Kuopio to Mikkeli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Puumala, Olavinlinna Castle, Kummakivi Boulder, Linnansaari National Park, Repovesi National Park
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: Kouvola (Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area & Ankkapurha Culture Park), Lappeenranta (Wolkoff House Museum & Saimaa Canal) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, stroll around Katariina Seaside Park, expand your understanding of the military at Main Building of Military School, and identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka online attractions planner .

Drive from Mikkeli to Kotka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Kouvola, Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Main Building of Military School
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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