60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Casablanca
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 5 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Imatra
— 3 nights
7
Kotka
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Turku
— 7 nights
10
Pori
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Tampere
— 8 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
12
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Casablanca

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kobba Klintar, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip planning tool .

Casablanca, Morocco to Mariehamn is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Casablanca to Mariehamn. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Casablanca in June, with highs in Mariehamn at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

5
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 and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Escape the urban bustle at Lemmenjoki National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Urho Kekkonen National Park (in Saariselka).

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Mariehamn to Inari takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Mariehamn in June, with highs in Inari at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Urho Kekkonen National Park, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

4
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Kiutakongas Rapids and Shopping Center Kumpare. Get outdoors at Riisitunturi National Park and Martinselkonen Wilds Centre. Step out of Kuusamo to go to Juuma and see Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's more to do: examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo road trip site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Martinselkonen Wilds Centre, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

3
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Get in touch with nature at Venajanhiekka and Hiidenportti National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kainuun Vaellustalli and Hiukka. Take a break from Sotkamo with a short trip to Tahko Farmi in Tahkovuori, about 1h 40 min away.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sotkamo attractions app .

Getting from Kuusamo to Sotkamo by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tahko Farmi, Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 1st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

Find out how to plan Savonlinna trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Savonlinna in 4.5 hours. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Imatra Waterfall and Saimaa Canal. Visit Lammassaari Island and Lempukka Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Imatra side-trips: The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina) and Lappeenranta (Lappeen Marian kirkko & Sandcastle Lappeenranta). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Malonsaari.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Imatra online itinerary planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Imatra by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Imatra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings ©
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings

7
nights
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stromforsin ruukki and Hiidenvuori. Visiting Arboretum Mustila and Riverside Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Art Centre Salmela (in Mantyharju) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Santalahti Nature Trail, contemplate the long history of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and make a trip to Linden Esplanade.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Kotka holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Imatra to Kotka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Art Centre Salmela, Repovesi National Park, Stromforsin ruukki
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Kotka to Kimito Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll get in some beach time at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Step out of the city life by going to Teijo national park and Tulliniemi Nature Path. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen), Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary app .

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Naantali, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

5
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Rauma and The Church of the Holy Cross. We've included these beaches for you: Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, The Old Town Hall Museum, & more) and Uusikaupunki (Isokari Lighthouse, Automobile Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Patakirppis.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pori trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

8
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Forssa Museum. Visiting Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Marttinen will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Päijänteen kansallispuisto (in Padasjoki), Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen) and Holy Cross Church (in Parola). see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere vacation app .

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Forssa Museum, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Evo Hiking Area, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Päijänteen kansallispuisto
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

10
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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Fortress of Suomenlinna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sibelius Hall (in Lahti), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 6th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Sibelius Hall, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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