29 days in Finland Itinerary

29 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Pori
— 2 nights
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Vaasa
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 1 day
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
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Turku
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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 The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo). Discover out-of-the-way places like The Parola Armour Museum and Visavuori. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Vankilamuseo in Hameenlinna--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at National Police Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

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

Hameenlinna to Tampere is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Vankilamuseo, The Parola Armour Museum, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), Visavuori
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum

2
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 20th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then explore the ancient world of The Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity, then admire the masterpieces at Rauma Art Museum, and finally examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then admire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori journey tool.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Reinon Tupa and Hietasaaren uimaranta. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stundars Museum and Tikanoja Art Museum. Go for a jaunt from Vaasa to Isokyro to see Kyr0 Distillery Company about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Bragen ulkoilmamuseo, enjoy breathtaking views from Soderfjardenin Meteoriihi, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip planning tool.

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Vaasa

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Kyr0 Distillery Company, Raippaluodon Silta, Stundars Museum, Reinon Tupa
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
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Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Bragen ulkoilmamuseo ©
Bragen ulkoilmamuseo

1
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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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, Inari is little chillier than Vaasa - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of Wingrens Dogsafaris, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then relax and rejuvenate at KuruYoga Levi.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online route planner.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Levi sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Wingrens Dogsafaris
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Wingrens Dogsafaris ©
Wingrens Dogsafaris
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Ukko-Koli Hill. Step out of the city life by going to Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Paha-Koli Hill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koli National Park: Joensuu (Utra Beach, Joensuu Church, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, trot along with Matkailutila Paimentupa, and trek along Akka-Koli Hill.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park online vacation planner.

You can drive from Levi to Koli National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Levi in May, expect nights in Koli National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Koli, Joensuu
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paaskylahden kirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then examine the collection at S/S Salama, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, and finally cruise along Lietvesi Scenic Road.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lietvesi Scenic Road
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Badhuset Mariebad, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, and finally browse for treasures at Antikbutiken. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kastelholm - Open-air Museum, see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then steep yourself in history at Salis Batteri, then see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and finally surround yourself with nature on Karingsunds Viltsafari.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn vacation planning tool.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Shopping · Spas

Side Trips

Eckero, Aland Island, Antikbutiken, Kastelholm - Open-air Museum
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Step out of the city life by going to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Aavameri. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki Old Church, Bonk Museum, &more) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku journey builder tool.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor, Kultaranta Garden
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 9:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kallio Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka) and Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Maritime Centre Vellamo, Cathedral of Porvoo
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:
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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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