10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Rauma
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 23rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rauma trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rauma is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect nights in Rauma to be much colder, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island visit planning site.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna planning site.

Drive from Kimito Island to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, head outdoors with Karhunkierros, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and finally relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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