60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saariselka
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Mustasaari
— 3 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 5 nights
5
Imatra
— 4 nights
6
Rantasalmi
— 3 nights
7
Jyvaskyla
— 7 nights
8
Tampere
— 7 nights
9
Pori
— 5 nights
10
Turku
— 7 nights
11
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
12
Helsinki
— 11 nights

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka travel route builder.

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in June, with highs in Saariselka at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris

3
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Get outdoors at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Terranova and Vaasa Car & Motor Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mustasaari: Vaasa (Meteoriihi & Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum). There's lots more to do: stroll through Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail, snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, and wander the wide-open spaces of Aava Kertun Kotitila.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akaslompolo to Mustasaari. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Vaasa
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Vaasa Car & Motor Museum ©
Vaasa Car & Motor Museum
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

5
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.
Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Kasken Kierros Nature Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Koli National Park: Kolvananuuro (in Joensuu) and Hiidenportti National Park (in Sotkamo). There's still lots to do: trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park online road trip planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Koli National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kolvananuuro, Hiidenportti National Park
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Repovesi National Park and Malonsaari. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ruokolahden Kirkko and Joutsenon kirkko. Change things up with a short trip to Saimaa Canal in Lappeenranta (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korpikeidas, head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, and step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Imatra trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Imatra are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Repovesi National Park, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

3
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Explore Rantasalmi's surroundings by going to Mikkeli (Mikkeli Cathedral & Visulahti) and Savonlinna (Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave & Savonlinna Cathedral). Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Linnansaari National Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rantasalmi travel route planner.

Getting from Imatra to Rantasalmi by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Mikkeli
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

7
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sysma Church and Kangasniemi Church. Get outdoors at Southern Konnevesi National park and Leivonmaki National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Kammiovuori Trail (in Sysma), Pyha-Hakki National Park (in Saarijarvi) and Sinivuori Hiking trail (in Kangasniemi). The adventure continues: stroll through Nyrolan luontopolku, take in the views from Karkisten Silta, look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla road trip planner.

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Jyvaskyla in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sysma, Kangasniemi, Pyha-Hakki National Park, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Leivonmaki National Park
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Visiting Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Päijänteen kansallispuisto will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, look for gifts at Keittioelamaa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Tampere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Päijänteen kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

5
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Rauma and The Church of the Holy Cross. Take a break from the city and head to Yyteri Beach and Kuuskajaskari. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum (in Rauma), Salgrund Pilot Station (in Kaskinen) and Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park (in Huittinen). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get engrossed in the history at Lebellska kopmansgarden, view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, and make a trip to Ulrika Eleonora Church.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori online holiday planner.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rauma, Kristiinankaupunki, Salgrund Pilot Station, Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some cultural insight at Naantali Old Town and Turku Castle. Get outdoors at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Teijo National Park. Step out of Turku to go to Poytya and see Kurjenrahka National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and stroll around Kupittaa Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Naantali, Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip builder.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

11
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 cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and King's Road. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Kotka (Lehman & St. Nicholas Orthodox Church). Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and visit Ullanlinna.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary site.

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 in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Valkmusa National Park, Porvoo Old Town, King's Road, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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