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 Temppeliaukio Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nuuksio National Park and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Kotka Church). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, visit Katajanokka, and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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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 Kastelholm Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Bomarsund (in Sund) and Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum (in Eckero). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, have fun and explore at The Aland Island Art Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The Cultural History Museum of Aland.

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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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 Turku Castle 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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, 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 · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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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), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Tampere (Tampereen Tuomiokirkko & Hatanpaa Arboretum).

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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Old Rauma ©
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 K.H. Renlund Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vaasa: Salgrund Pilot Station (in Kaskinen), Kokkola (Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum, &more) and Pietarsaari (Skata & Arctic Museum Nanoq). 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

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 15:
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Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
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 Koitelinkoski. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oulu: Perameren Kansallispuisto (in Kemi), Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo) and Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, stroll around Hupisaaret Park, and see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oulu trip maker app.

Getting from Vaasa to Oulu by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 21:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Rokuan Kansallispuisto ©
Rokuan Kansallispuisto

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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 Arctic Emotions Oy. 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). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Napapiirin Porofarmi, and shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
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 Kiutakongas Rapids. Visiting Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Martinselkonen Wilds Centre 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 · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
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 Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Get outdoors at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Change things up with a short trip to Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins in Muonio (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Levi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
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 Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get some cultural insight at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox 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

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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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: Lappeenranta (Wolkoff House Museum, Joutsenon kirkko, &more), Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele) and Communications Centre Lokki (in Mikkeli). 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

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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