29 days in Finland Itinerary

29 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
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Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Joensuu Airport
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Joensuu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kajaani
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tornio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pori
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vantaa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tuusula
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

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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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. In November, Helsinki is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Museum of Horology, then explore the world behind art at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, then have fun and explore at Exhibition Centre WeeGee, and finally test your team's savvy at Pakotarinat. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Gallen-Kallela Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Hvittrask, and then steep yourself in history at Raseborg Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Espoo online vacation planner.

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. In November, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Espoo

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Exhibition Centre WeeGee ©
Children’s Museum
Exhibition Centre WeeGee
4.4
Pakotarinat ©
Room Escape Game
Pakotarinat
4.6

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Joensuu

Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joensuu: Kuopio (Kuopio Harbor, Kuopio Market City Hall, &more), Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki) and Savonlinna (Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, Savonlinna Provincial Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with Arctic Trainers SUP-center, look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market).

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Joensuu driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Espoo to Joensuu with the Route module. In November, Joensuu is slightly colder than Espoo - with highs of 34°F and lows of 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Specialty Museum
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
4.4
Arctic Trainers SUP-center ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Arctic Trainers SUP-center
5.0
Joensuu Church ©
Religious Site
Joensuu Church
4.7

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nights
Kajaani

Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore Kajaani's surroundings by going to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara), Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti (in Vuokatti) and Sotkamo (Kainuun Vaellustalli & Hiukka). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with Luonnollisesti Oulujarvi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kajaani Church, get great views at Vuokatinvaara, and step into the grandiose world of Kajaani Castle ruins.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kajaani online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Kajaani takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Kajaani, expect temperatures between 33°F during the day and 25°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tornio.

Things to do in Kajaani

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Luonnollisesti Oulujarvi ©
Fishing Charter / Tour
Luonnollisesti Oulujarvi
5.0
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Outdoor Activity
Kainuun Vaellustalli
4.8
Vuokatinvaara ©
Lookout
Vuokatinvaara
4.7

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Tornio

Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Kukkolankoski, then see what you can catch with Nordic Safaris, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tornio trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kajaani to Tornio in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°F, and evening lows to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Pori.

Things to do in Tornio

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Nordic Safaris ©
Fishing Charter / Tour
Nordic Safaris
5.0

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Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): test your team's savvy at Mysteeri Pori - Escape Room with a Story, then take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally walk around Kirjurinluoto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Marela Museum House, and finally make a trip to Rauma Water Tower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

Drive from Tornio to Pori in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Tornio in November, expect Pori to be a bit warmer, temps between 40°F and 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Pori

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Rosenlew Museum ©
History Museum
Rosenlew Museum
4.5

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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahti: Mikkeli (Mannerheim Statue, Communications Centre Lokki, &more) and Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju). There's still lots to do: get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, and look for gifts at Trio.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahti trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Lahti takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Lahti sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Communications Centre Lokki
Military Museum
Communications Centre Lokki
5.0
Sibelius Hall ©
Civic Center
Sibelius Hall
4.5
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Vesijärvi harbor
4.5

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Loviisa

Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Kotka Church, &more), Hamina (Main Building of Military School, Hamina Town Hall, &more) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Kokonniemi, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, and take in the waterfront at Laivasilta.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Loviisa trip builder.

Traveling by car from Lahti to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vantaa.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Vantaa

Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Finnish Aviation Museum, then browse the different shops at Jumbo Shopping Center, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Flamingo Spa, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Jumbo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): engage your brain at Heureka and then admire the landmark architecture of Pyhan Laurin kirkko.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vantaa trip site.

You can drive from Loviisa to Vantaa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Vantaa can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Tuusula.

Things to do in Vantaa

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
Highlights from your trip
Jumbo Shopping Center ©
Shopping Mall
Jumbo Shopping Center
4.5
Pyhan Laurin kirkko ©
Architectural Building
Pyhan Laurin kirkko
4.5
Finnish Aviation Museum ©
History Museum
Finnish Aviation Museum
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Tuusula

Tuusula is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Halosenniemi Museum and then stroll the grounds of Tuusula Church. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Lotta Museum, admire the striking features of Alvar Aalto"s Villa Kokkonen, then examine the collection at The Finnish Railway Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum).

Plan my trip to Tuusula with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Tuusula is very close to Vantaa. In November, plan for daily highs up to 39°F, and evening lows to 32°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tuusula

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Halosenniemi Museum ©
Art Museum
Halosenniemi Museum
4.6
The Finnish Railway Museum ©
Specialty Museum
The Finnish Railway Museum
4.6

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