60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 6 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 5 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 6 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Kuusamo
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Tampere
— 7 nights
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Rauma
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 6 nights
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Aland Island
— 2 nights
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Raseborg Municipality
— 1 night

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Repovesi National Park and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Let the collections at Maritime Centre Vellamo and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Fagerö Kaunissaari (in Pyhtaa), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island, admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kotka tour site.

Indianapolis, USA to Kotka is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Kotka due to the time zone difference. In June, Kotka is a bit cooler than Indianapolis - with highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

2
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruokolahden Kirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, and finally explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Kotka to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

5
nights
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 Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Savonlinna Provincial Museum and Old Mine Mining Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi), New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi) and Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery

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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. Escape the urban bustle at Lemmenjoki National Park and Lake Inari. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. There's still lots to do: get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inari trip planning website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Inari by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Savonlinna in June, expect Inari to be little chillier, temps between 57°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Sarestoniemi Museum and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Levi Ski Resort and Church of Sodankyla. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila), Pakasaivo (in Muonio) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Levi road trip site.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 24:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Rovaniemi Church and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ranua Zoo and Auttikongas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto) and Sampo Icebreaker (in Kemi). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Arctic Lifestyle, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Head to Shopping Center Kumpare and Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shopfor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Ruka and Riisitunturi National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kuusamo side-trips: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Martinselkonen Wilds Centre (in Suomussalmi). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Predator Center in Kuusamo, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kuusamo visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in June, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Ruka ©
Ruka
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

7
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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Kansallisgalleria and Kallio Church. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trip

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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

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. Appreciate the collections at Mediamuseo Rupriikki and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto (in Ruovesi), St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala) and Evo Hiking Area (in Hameenlinna). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, and learn about winemaking at Pihamaa Estate & Winery.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Appreciate the collections at Bonk Museum and Villa Mairea. Popular historic sites such as Old Rauma and Uusikaupunki Old Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Rauma: Pori (Yyteri Beach, Patakirppis, &more) and Automobile Museum (in Uusikaupunki). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rauma road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Rauma takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Pargas Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Nagu Church (in Nagu) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Aland Island

Aland Island ©
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
On the 27th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Bomarsund. On your second day here, examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum and then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Aland Island online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Turku to Aland Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In July in Aland Island, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Raseborg Municipality.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Bomarsund ©
Bomarsund

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Raseborg Municipality

Raseborg Municipality ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Raseborg Castle and then stroll around Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

Plan trip to Raseborg Municipality with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and train from Aland Island to Raseborg Municipality takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Traveling from Aland Island to Raseborg Municipality, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Raseborg Municipality

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

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