60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 9 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 7 nights
4
Tampere
— 7 nights
5
Pori
— 5 nights
6
Mustasaari
— 4 nights
7
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
8
Oulu
— 6 nights
9
Sotkamo
— 6 nights
10
Rantasalmi
— 4 nights
11
Imatra
— 4 nights
12
Lahti
— 3 nights

9
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.
Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park and SunLines. Change things up with a short trip to Home of Aleksis Kivi in Nurmijarvi (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Home of Aleksis Kivi
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 26:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then make a trip to Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island route builder site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kimito Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of the city life by going to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo (in Ypaja), Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, cool off at JukuPark Turku, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pernio, Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Tulliniemi Nature Path, Moomin World
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 5:
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
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.
Get some cultural insight at Jokioinen Museum Railway and Vanha Kirkko. Get outdoors at Rauhaniemi Beach and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Sibelius Center). Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Torronsuo National Park, explore the world behind art at Hiekka Art Museum, hit the slopes at Himos Ski Resort, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Tampere vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Torronsuo National Park, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Holy Cross Church, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 12:
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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. You'll explore and learn at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum and Villa Mairea. Do some cultural sightseeing at Isokari Lighthouse and Teresia and Rafael Lonnstrom Home Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park (in Huittinen), Lebellska kopmansgarden (in Kristiinankaupunki) and Rauma (Old Rauma & The Church of the Holy Cross). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, explore the fascinating underground world of Wolf Cave, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori road trip planning app.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in Pori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea, Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park, Lebellska kopmansgarden, Isokari Lighthouse
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

4
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Appreciate the collections at Stundars Museum and Meteoriihi. Explore Mustasaari's surroundings by going to Vaasa (Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla, Setterbergin Puisto, &more). The adventure continues: take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mustasaari travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In October in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Vaasa, Stundars Museum
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Akaslompolo. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mustasaari in October: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

6
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus and Oulun Taidemuseo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kauppahalli and Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oulu: Tornio (The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley & Tornio Church) and Sampo Icebreaker (in Kemi). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski, see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Oulu when traveling from Akaslompolo in October, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tornio, Koitelinkoski, Haukipudas Church, Sampo Icebreaker
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

6
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paltaniemi Church and Nurmes Church. Step out of the city life by going to Hiukka and Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Venajanhiekka (in Rautavaara) and Tahko Farmi (in Tahkovuori). Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Kainuun Vaellustalli, take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sotkamo trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Sotkamo takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Venajanhiekka, Nurmes Church, Tahko Farmi, Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

4
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. Shop till you drop at Taito Shop Savonlinna and Mikkeli Market Place. Get outdoors at Linnansaari National Park and Saaristokatu. Get out of town with these interesting Rantasalmi side-trips: St. George Church (in Joroinen), Lutheran Cathedral (in Kuopio) and Savonlinna (Savonlinna Cathedral, Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral and take in nature's colorful creations at Park Mikkelipuisto.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rantasalmi online tour builder.

Getting from Sotkamo to Rantasalmi by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sotkamo in November since evenings lows in Rantasalmi dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Mikkeli, Kuopio, St. George Church
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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.
Appreciate the collections at Lappeenranta Fortress and Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum. Popular historic sites such as Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God and Rautjarven kirkko are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Imatra side-trips: Lappeenranta (Saimaa Canal & Sandcastle Lappeenranta), Savitaipale Church (in Savitaipale) and Puumalan Lake (in Puumala). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lempukka Beach, admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruokolahden Kirkko, and examine the collection at Karelian Farmhouse Open Air Museum.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Imatra trip builder website.

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Imatra in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Parikkala, Savitaipale Church, Ruokolahden Kirkko, Puumalan Lake
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 12th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lahti sightseeing app.

Traveling by train from Imatra to Lahti takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Lahti, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Stromforsin Ruukki, Arboretum Mustila, Repovesi National Park
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 14:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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