60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
2
Turku
— 5 nights
3
Tampere
— 7 nights
4
Vaasa
— 5 nights
5
Levi
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
7
Oulu
— 5 nights
8
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
9
Kuopio
— 5 nights
10
Mikkeli
— 5 nights
11
Kotka
— 6 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki planner.

Doha, Qatar to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Doha in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Nagu Church (in Nagu), Korpo Church (in Korpo) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, hike along The Archipelago Trail, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planning tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bengtskar Lighthouse, Moomin World, Nagu Church, Pike's Gut, Korpo Church
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 13:
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

7
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: Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi), Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Holy Cross Church, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Ahvenisto, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 20:
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

5
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Seinajoki (Seinajoki Library & Aalto Center of Seinajoki), Saltkaret (in Mustasaari) and Powerpark (in Harma). Spend the 21st (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Stundars Museum, view the masterpieces at Tikanoja Art Museum, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, and make a trip to Kaupungintalo - City Hall.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Seinajoki, Mustasaari, Stundars Museum, Powerpark
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum

2
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.
Step out of Levi with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi route planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Levi by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 3:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

5
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Oulu: Sampo Icebreaker (in Kemi), Raahe Museum (in Raahe) and Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, get your game on at Hoplop, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Oulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sampo Icebreaker, Raahe Museum, Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 8:
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Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre

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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and make a trip to Paateri.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Koli National Park driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Oulu to Koli National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. July in Koli National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 14:
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kuopio side-trips: Orinoro Gorge (in Leppavirta), Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula) and Pyha-Hakki National Park (in Saarijarvi). There's much more to do: have fun at Vainolanniemi, see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip maker website.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Venajanhiekka, Orinoro Gorge, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Pyha-Hakki National Park
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

5
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Olavinlinna Castle (in Savonlinna), Puumala (Lietvesi Scenic Road, Viewing Platform in Puumala, &more) and Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder, head outdoors with Anjan Puisto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, and brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mikkeli day trip app.

Getting from Kuopio to Mikkeli by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Puumala, Olavinlinna Castle, Kummakivi Boulder, Siikalahti Wetland, Repovesi National Park
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
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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. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Bunker Museum (in Virolahti), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). There's lots more to do: stroll around Riverside Park, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Kotka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Kotka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamina, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Bunker Museum, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Arboretum Mustila
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30:
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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