60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Vaasa
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
Oulu
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Kuopio
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Mikkeli
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
11
Kotka
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Doha

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 an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki planner.

Doha, Qatar to Helsinki is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or 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 21°C and lows are around 11°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: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Nagu Church (in Nagu) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, hike along The Archipelago Trail, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bengtskar Lighthouse, Teijo National Park, Moomin World, Nagu Church, Pike's Gut
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: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, take in panoramic vistas at Padasjoen Tuomastornit, and tour or see a game at Irti Maasta Tampere.

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You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Visavuori, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Holy Cross Church
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 20:
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto

5
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Powerpark (in Harma), Seinajoki (Seinajoki Library & Aalto Center of Seinajoki) and Saltkaret (in Mustasaari). Spend the 21st (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum, hit the slopes at Ojberget, take in the exciting artwork at Tikanoja Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to Kaupungintalo - City Hall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa tour app.

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 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Seinajoki, Mustasaari, Powerpark, Stundars Museum
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, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Levi route planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Levi by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Levi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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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: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, 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 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon
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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, explore the ancient world of Kierikkikeskus, get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre, and examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Oulu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°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
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, and make a trip to Paateri.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, 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 24°C and lows of 13°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
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-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 still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. In July in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Orinoro Gorge, Venajanhiekka, 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
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
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 Puumala (Lietvesi Scenic Road, Viewing Platform in Puumala, &more), Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Olavinlinna Castle (in Savonlinna). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, and learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mikkeli trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Mikkeli takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Puumala, Kummakivi Boulder, Siikalahti Wetland, Repovesi National Park, Olavinlinna Castle
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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 Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Bunker Museum (in Virolahti). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, walk around Riverside Park, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

For photos, 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 24°C and lows of 15°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, Salpa Line Museum, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Arboretum Mustila
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30:
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park

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