16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Montreal
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Montreal

2
days
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Pori visit planning tool .

Montreal, Canada to Pori is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. In September, Pori is slightly colder than Montreal - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
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The Church of the Holy Cross

4
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get in touch with nature at Bellevue Beach and Teijo national park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Nagu Church. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy in Pernio, approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and contemplate the long history of Kuusisto Manor.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Pernio, Kuusisto Manor, Bellevue Beach, Nagu Church
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
days
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get interesting insight from Archipelago National Park. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island visit planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna itinerary planner.

Getting from Kimito Island to Savonlinna by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Kimito Island, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 1°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
days
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 3rd (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Venajanhiekka and then head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sotkamo trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Savonlinna to Sotkamo in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in October, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Sotkamo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Hiukka ©
Hiukka
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

3
days
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 Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get some historical perspective at Stromforsin ruukki and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Sotkamo to Helsinki with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sotkamo in October: highs in Helsinki hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

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Stromforsin ruukki
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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