60 days in Finland Itinerary

60 days in Finland Itinerary

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60 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Pori
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Vaasa
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Oulu
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
8
Kuusamo
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
9
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Inari
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
11
Savonlinna
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Helsinki

7
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Step off the beaten path and head to Nuuksio National Park and Mannerheim Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island), Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Kotka Church) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki driving holiday site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Vantaa, Porvoo, Paavolan Tammi, Nuuksio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

4
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Do some cultural sightseeing at Aland Maritime Museum and Kastelholm Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Getabergen and Kobba Klintar. Venture out of the city with trips to Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum (in Eckero) and Bomarsund (in Sund). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, stroll around Lilla holmen, explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn journey planner .

Fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Helsinki in May, you will find days in Mariehamn are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Getabergen
Highlights from your plan
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Do some cultural sightseeing at Naantali Old Town and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor, Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
Highlights from your plan
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Get in touch with nature at Yyteri Beach and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vapriikin Museokeskus and The Old Town Hall Museum. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Tampere (Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, & more) and Old Rauma (in Rauma).

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pori trip planner .

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Tampere, Rauma, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

7
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Get in touch with nature at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Neristan (Old Wooden Town) and K.H. Renlund Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Vaasa side-trips: Kokkola (Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum, & more), Salgrund Pilot Station (in Kaskinen) and Pietarsaari (Skata & Arctic Museum Nanoq). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum, snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, and take in panoramic vistas at Saltkaret.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Pori to Vaasa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kokkola, Mustasaari, Pietarsaari, Salgrund Pilot Station, Stundars Museum
Highlights from your plan
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

6
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Raahe Museum and Haukipudas Church. Get in touch with nature at Nallikari Beach and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia. Venture out of the city with trips to Perameren Kansallispuisto (in Kemi), Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii) and Rokuan Kansallispuisto (in Ahmas). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, walk around Hupisaaret Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski, and see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Rokuan Kansallispuisto, Haukipudas Church, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Koitelinkoski, Perameren Kansallispuisto
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Rokuan Kansallispuisto ©
Rokuan Kansallispuisto

6
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Pyha-Luosto National Park. Visiting Kopara Reindeer Park and Poro Farmi will get you outdoors. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Museum - Gallery Alariesto in Sodankyla, about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour planning tool .

Take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Museum - Gallery Alariesto, Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyha-Luosto National Park
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

4
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Visiting Ruka and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kiutakongas Rapids and Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Step out of Kuusamo with an excursion to Martinselkonen Wilds Centre in Suomussalmi--about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get a taste of life in the country at Kujala Reindeer Farm, and see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kuusamo day trip website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Martinselkonen Wilds Centre, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Highlights from your plan
Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Explore hidden gems such as Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi holiday planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Levi by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get a sense of the local culture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, & more). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Inari, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Inari are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
Highlights from your plan
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

6
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Olavinlinna Castle and Imatra Waterfall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lappeenranta Fortress and The Astuvansalmi rock paintings. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savonlinna: Communications Centre Lokki (in Mikkeli), Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele) and Lappeenranta (Wolkoff House Museum, Joutsenon kirkko, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolovesi National Park, identify plant and animal life at Siikalahti Wetland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, and make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

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Fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Parikkala, Imatra, Rautjarven kirkko, Anttola Church
Highlights from your plan
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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