24 days in Finland Itinerary

24 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Kotka
— 4 nights
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Imatra
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
6
Tampere
— 4 nights
7
Turku
— 3 nights

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Bunker Museum (in Virolahti), Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, walk around Isopuisto Park, and let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kotka trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kotka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Kotka, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

2
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.
On the 4th (Sun), add some adventure to your tour with Lakeland GTE, take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder, then don't miss a visit to Ruokolahden Kellotapuli, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ruokolahden Kirkko, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tainionkosken Church, then explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, and finally make a trip to The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Imatra trip maker tool.

Drive from Kotka to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Imatra, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Church of St. Nicholas
Church of St. Nicholas
The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour builder site.

You can drive from Imatra to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

4
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, and don't miss a visit to Paateri.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park road trip website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

4
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola), Forssa (Forssa Museum & Forssa Museum of Natural History) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Tampere takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

3
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Church of the Holy Cross (in Rauma) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku tour app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park
Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park

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