60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 9 nights
4
Pori
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Tampere
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Savonlinna
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Inari
— 4 nights
8
Levi
— 4 nights
9
Kuusamo
— 4 nights
10
Oulu
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

8
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Castle Hill (in Porvoo), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa). There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, view the masterpieces at ARTag Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and look for gifts at Okra.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip planner .

Atlanta, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Atlanta, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Castle Hill, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island online route planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

9
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from the city and head to Teijo national park and Vepsa Island. Do your shopping at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Turun Kauppahalli. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanko (Hanko Water Tower, Bellevue Beach, & more), Bengtskar Lighthouse (in Rosala) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Naantali, Teijo National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Bengtskar Lighthouse
Find places to stay May 12 — 21:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Get some cultural insight at Pori Art Museum and Villa Mairea. Automobile Museum and Bonk Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Isokari Lighthouse (in Uusikaupunki) and Rauma (Old Rauma, Ruokapuoti Lumo, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach and take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pori trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Pori, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

8
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
For shopping fun, head to Laukko Manor or Galleria Ronga. You'll get in some beach time at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari), Parola Tank Museum (in Parola) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, explore the world behind art at Serlachius Museum Gustaf, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and stop by Keittioelamaa.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tampere planner .

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Tampere sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Laukko Manor, Forssa Museum, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay May 25 — Jun 2:
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

4
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Visiting Kolovesi National Park and Lammassaari Island will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Art Centre Salmela and Old Mine Mining Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Savonlinna side-trips: Lappeenranta (Joutsenon kirkko & MyGoodKnife). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, and examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Lammassaari Island, Art Centre Salmela, Old Mine Mining Museum, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 6:
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Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Saariselka (Action Park, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, & more). Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Inari trip planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Inari by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Savonlinna in June, with highs in Inari at 57°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages. Explore hidden gems such as Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Muonio (Keimiotunturi Fell & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Levi driving holiday planner.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Muonio
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

4
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Visiting Kiutakongas Rapids and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jalavan Kauppa and Safaris. Change things up with a short trip to Riisitunturi National Park in Posio (about 1h 05 min away). It doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Julma Olkky and explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip builder app .

Getting from Levi to Kuusamo by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jalavan Kauppa, Riisitunturi National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Safaris

6
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Museum-lovers will appreciate Raahe Museum and Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus. Get some cultural insight at Kierikki Stone Age Centre and Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oulu: Kemi (Kemi Church & Sampo Icebreaker) and Luovon Puoji (in Hailuoto). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, stroll through Ainolan Puisto, make a trip to Kierikkikeskus, and identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Oulu vacation builder .

You can drive from Kuusamo to Oulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kemi, Haukipudas Church, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Raahe Museum, Luovon Puoji
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre

3
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Get some cultural insight at Aland Maritime Museum and Museumship Pommern. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kobba Klintar and Kastelholm Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mariehamn: Eckero (Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum & Leklandet). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, and stroll through Lilla holmen.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn trip maker .

Fly from Oulu to Mariehamn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Aland Island, Eckero, Kastelholm Castle
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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