60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 4 nights
2
Imatra
— 4 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 5 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 7 nights
5
Oulu
— 6 nights
6
Ranua
— 1 night
7
Inari
— 3 nights
8
Tampere
— 7 nights
9
Pori
— 4 nights
10
Turku
— 7 nights
11
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
12
Helsinki
— 8 nights

4
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Let the collections at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Kouvola City Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kouvola: Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden, Linden Esplanade, &more) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip itinerary planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Kouvola is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Stuttgart in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kouvola: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Woikosken Automuseo, Hiidenvuori
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lappeenranta Fortress and Lempukka Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Imatra Waterfall and Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Imatra: Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti), Lappeenranta (Wolkoff House Museum, Saimaa Kanal Museum, &more) and Taipalsaaren kirkko (in Taipalsaari). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Puumalan Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Imatra online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Imatra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Puumala, Kummakivi Boulder, Taipalsaaren kirkko
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum

5
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Olavinlinna Castle and Linnansaari National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Kolovesi National Park and Orinoro Gorge. Venture out of the city with trips to Siikalahti Wetland (in Parikkala), Heinaveden kirkko (in Heinavesi) and Lietvesi Scenic Road (in Puumala). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Pikkukirkko, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Imatra to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Siikalahti Wetland, St. George Church, Johanna Oras Art Gallery, Orinoro Gorge, Linnansaari National Park
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

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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.
Uhrihalkeama and Nurmes Church will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koli National Park: Paalasmaan Surukivi (in Juuka) and Venajanhiekka (in Rautavaara). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, hike along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, and identify plant and animal life at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Koli National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. June in Koli National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rautavaara, Paalasmaan Surukivi, Nurmes Church, Koli Shop Retkitupa
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 21:
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka

6
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Visit Marjaniemi Lighthouse and Kauppahalli for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Raahe Museum and Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo. Explore Oulu's surroundings by going to Rokuan Kansallispuisto (in Ahmas), Kemi (Kemi Church & Perameren Kansallispuisto) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip itinerary app.

Drive from Koli National Park to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ranua.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kemi, Rokuan Kansallispuisto, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Raahe Museum, Marjaniemi Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 27:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum

1
night
Ranua

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Ranua Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ranua tour planner.

Getting from Oulu to Ranua by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Ranua

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Juutua Nature Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop about 1 hour away. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Inari online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ranua to Inari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Inari to Tampere in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Inari in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tampere, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Vitikkala Manor, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Visavuori, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 8:
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Appreciate the collections at Villa Mairea and Marela Museum House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Rauma and Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Pori side-trips: Isokari Lighthouse (in Uusikaupunki) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea, Isokari Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Venture out of the city with trips to Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen), Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Kuusisto Manor.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Naantali Old Town, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Teijo National Park, Kuusisto Manor
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 19:
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museumship Pommern and Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. Take a break from the city and head to Getabergen and Kobba Klintar. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, and try your luck at PAF Casino.

Plan a Mariehamn trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aland Island, Kastelholm Castle, Kastelholm - Open-air Museum, Getabergen
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker tool.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vantaa, Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 30:
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum