60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 7 nights
2
Turku
— 7 nights
3
Pori
— 4 nights
4
Vaasa
— 6 nights
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights
6
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
7
Koli National Park
— 6 nights
8
Imatra
— 4 nights
9
Kotka
— 7 nights
10
Helsinki
— 12 nights

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Hameenlinna (Ahvenisto & Linna Golf & Country Club), Padasjoki (Padasjoen Tuomastornit & Paijanne-Ilves Trail) and Asikkala (Pihamaa Estate & Winery & Pulkkilanharju Nature Trail). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Vitikkala Manor, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get your game on at PortaaliVR, and get in on the excitement at Irti Maasta Tampere.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker app.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Tampere is 2 hours. Traveling from London in June, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Tampere. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Padasjoki, Asikkala, Vitikkala Manor, Ahtari Zoo
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Moomin World. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo) and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Pargas). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Turku online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Kaarina, Teijo National Park, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 2:
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Attractions like Yyteri Beach and Juselius Mausoleum make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Rauma (The Old Town Hall Museum, Marela Museum House, &more) and Katanpaa (in Kustavi). There's much more to do: stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, walk around Kirjurinluoto, get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pori online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rauma, Katanpaa
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Katanpaa ©
Katanpaa

6
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kids will enjoy Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Makeitout. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vaasa: Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava), Seinajoki (Wallsports Areena Seinajoki & Seinajoki Library) and Powerpark (in Harma). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta, examine the collection at Vaasa Car & Motor Museum, trek along Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail, and take a stroll through Skata.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vaasa day trip app.

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seinajoki, Pietarsaari, Isokyro, Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala, Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Juutua Nature Trail, &more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruijanpolku Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Saariselka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

3
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Bring the kids along to Hiukka and Hiidenportti National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Rautavaara (Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto & Venajanhiekka) and Wild Taiga (in Kuhmo). There's more to do: head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli.

Start your trip to Sotkamo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Sotkamo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rautavaara, Wild Taiga
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

6
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Family-friendly places like Utra Beach and Honkaniemi Beach will thrill your kids. When in Koli National Park, make a side trip to see Utransaari/ The Utra Island in Joensuu, approximately Joensuu away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, trek along Makravaara Hill, and explore the activities along Pielinen.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Koli National Park takes 2.5 hours. In July in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Joensuu, Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lempukka Beach and Angry Birds Activity Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Imatra: Saimaa Canal (in Lappeenranta), Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti) and Lietvesi Scenic Road (in Puumala). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, head off the coast to Malonsaari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, and take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Imatra trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Koli National Park to Imatra by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Ruokolahti, Lietvesi Scenic Road, Punkaharju Ridge, Olavinlinna Castle
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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. Kids will enjoy Linden Esplanade and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Kouvola (Repovesi National Park & Pyhan Ristin kirkko), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Aijanniemi Beach, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and take a stroll through Hamina Old Town.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip maker.

Drive from Imatra to Kotka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Kotka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kouvola, Siltakyla, Hamina, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

12
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.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Venture out of the city with trips to Kirkkonummi (Hirsala Golf & Hogbergetin Luola), Kuhakoski Waterfall (in Nurmijarvi) and Espoo (Kaitalampi & Nuuksio National Park). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki vacation tool.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Kirkkonummi, Heureka, Kuhakoski Waterfall
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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