11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  18​h
Luosto
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Kuhmo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Newark

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Luosto

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Newark, USA to Luosto is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Luosto. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Newark in August, with highs in Luosto at 64°F and lows at 47°F. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Luosto

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

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Safaris
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Safaris

2
nights
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kuhmo holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Kuhmo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuhmo

#Parks, #Wildlife
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

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 7th (Tue): look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find photos and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Shopping, #Historic Sites
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Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Market Square ©
Savonlinna Market Square

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the engaging exhibits at Kouvola Model Railroad Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip planning website .

Drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kouvola are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Kouvola

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Kouvola Model Railroad Museum ©
Kouvola Model Railroad Museum

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Kouvola to Pori in 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Turku travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Taiga Colors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann's Department Store, and look for gifts at Marimekko.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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