10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Kouvola
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
5
Inari
— 1 day
6
Turku
— 1 night

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, thenhike along Hiidenvuori, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and finally examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, thenstroll around Riverside Park, thentake in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kouvola day trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kouvola by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, thenappreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna road trip app.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, thentrek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo vacation planning site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuusamo by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Savonlinna in June, you will find days in Kuusamo are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 6th (Thu), wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari driving holiday app.

Drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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 7th (Fri), take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, thentake an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku online trip maker.

Fly from Inari to Turku in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Inari in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Turku: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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