60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stuttgart
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Kouvola
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Imatra
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Savonlinna
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Koli National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Oulu
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Ranua
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 45 min
8
Tampere
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Pori
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Turku
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
11
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
12
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Stuttgart

4
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Let the collections at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Woikosken Automuseo capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kouvola: Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden, Linden Esplanade, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip site.

Stuttgart, Germany to Kouvola is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Stuttgart to Kouvola is 1 hour. When traveling from Stuttgart in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kouvola: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Woikosken Automuseo, Arboretum Mustila
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lappeenranta Fortress and Imatra Waterfall. Escape the urban bustle at Lempukka Beach and Saimaa Canal. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Imatra: Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti), Lappeenranta (Wolkoff House Museum, Saimaa Kanal Museum, &more) and Taipalsaaren kirkko (in Taipalsaari). There's lots more to do: get outside with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Malonsaari, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Imatra online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Imatra sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Puumala, Kummakivi Boulder, Taipalsaaren kirkko
Highlights from your plan
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

5
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Olavinlinna Castle and Kolovesi National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Linnansaari National Park and Lietvesi Scenic Road. Venture out of the city with trips to Orinoro Gorge (in Leppavirta), Heinaveden kirkko (in Heinavesi) and Siikalahti Wetland (in Parikkala). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Pikkukirkko, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Imatra to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Orinoro Gorge, Kerimaki Church, Heinaveden kirkko, Neitvuori, Johanna Oras Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

7
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.
Uhrihalkeama and Nurmes Church will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Venajanhiekka. Step out of Koli National Park with an excursion to Paalasmaan Surukivi in Juuka--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Makravaara Hill, and take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rautavaara, Paalasmaan Surukivi, Nurmes Church, Koli Shop Retkitupa
Highlights from your plan
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka

6
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Visit Marjaniemi Lighthouse and Kauppahalli for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Raahe Museum and Haukipudas Church. Explore Oulu's surroundings by going to Kemi (Kemi Church & Perameren Kansallispuisto), Rokuan Kansallispuisto (in Ahmas) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, and head outdoors with Superpark Oulu.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Oulu road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Ranua.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kemi, Koitelinkoski, Rokuan Kansallispuisto, Raahe Museum, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum

1
night
Ranua

Ranua ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Ranua Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ranua tour planner.

Getting from Oulu to Ranua by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Ranua

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Juutua Nature Trail. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Inari online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ranua to Inari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Old Church of Keuruu. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Visavuori (in Valkeakoski), Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Inari in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tampere, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Visavuori, Vitikkala Manor, Old Church of Keuruu, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia
Highlights from your plan
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Appreciate the collections at Villa Mairea and Marela Museum House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Rauma and Isokari Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Pori side-trips: Rauma (Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, The Church of the Holy Cross, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rauma, Isokari Lighthouse, Villa Mairea
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Venture out of the city with trips to Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo), Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Martinkirkko, admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor, and learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip maker website.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Louhisaari Manor, Teijo National Park, Kuusisto Manor
Highlights from your plan
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Aland Maritime Museum and Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. Take a break from the city and head to Getabergen and Kobba Klintar. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, try your luck at PAF Casino, and walk around Lilla holmen.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aland Island, Kastelholm - Open-air Museum, Kastelholm Castle, Getabergen
Highlights from your plan
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Heureka (in Vantaa). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, see the interesting displays at Finnish Aviation Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vantaa, Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
Highlights from your plan
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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