60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 7 nights
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Pori
— 4 nights
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Vaasa
— 7 nights
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Oulu
— 6 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
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Kuusamo
— 4 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 4 nights
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Savonlinna
— 6 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Mannerheim Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town), Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Kotka Church) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get curious at Heureka.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Helsinki. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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National Park
Nuuksio National Park
4.7

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Escape the urban bustle at Getabergen and Kobba Klintar. Get some cultural insight at Aland Maritime Museum and Bomarsund. Change things up with a short trip to Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum in Eckero (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, stroll around Lilla holmen, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Helsinki in May, plan for little chillier days in Mariehamn, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

7
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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.
Visiting Teijo National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will get you outdoors. Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and tour in harmony with nature at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6
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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Neighborhood
Naantali Old Town
4.3

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vapriikin Museokeskus and The Old Town Hall Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Yyteri Beach and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Old Rauma (in Rauma), Tampere (Tampereen Tuomiokirkko & Hatanpaa Arboretum) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi).

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Pori online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Get in touch with nature at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Step off the beaten path and head to Neristan (Old Wooden Town) and Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vaasa: Pietarsaari (Skata & Arctic Museum Nanoq), Kokkola (K.H. Renlund Museum, Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, &more) and Salgrund Pilot Station (in Kaskinen). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Stundars Museum, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, take some stellar pictures from Saltkaret, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Vaasa are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Arctic Museum Nanoq
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Historic Walking Area
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Raahe Museum and Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rokuan Kansallispuisto and Hupisaaret Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oulu: Perameren Kansallispuisto (in Kemi), Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo) and Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Nallikari Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June in Oulu, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Get a sense of the local culture at German Soldier s Cemetery and Arktikum. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Museum - Gallery Alariesto (in Sodankyla) and Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle, and shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip website.

Take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Wildlife Area
Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ruka and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Visiting Martinselkonen Wilds Centre and Kiutakongas Rapids will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm, and relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo tour builder.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Ruka
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Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get outdoors at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and Yllas Ski Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio). The adventure continues: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Levi trip planner.

Drive from Kuusamo to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Get some cultural insight at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, &more). There's more to do: stroll through Juutua Nature Trail.

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Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Inari are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore hidden gems such as Olavinlinna Castle and Lappeenranta Fortress. Escape the urban bustle at Imatra Waterfall and Siikalahti Wetland. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Communications Centre Lokki (in Mikkeli), Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele) and Lappeenranta (Wolkoff House Museum, Joutsenon kirkko, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, contemplate the long history of The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, and appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Savonlinna by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
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Specialty Museum
Lappeenranta Fortress
4.4

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