10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  15​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
5
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Seattle

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 19th (Fri): admire the striking features of Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate the long history of Pohjolan toimitalo, and finally don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Seattle, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Seattle to Helsinki. Traveling from Seattle in June, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 65°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Laajalahti Nature Reserve
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
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 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Joella.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

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

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take a memorable tour with Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Oro.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Manor ©
Soderlangvik Manor

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 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

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Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then trek along Hiidenvuori, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

Make your Kouvola itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Kouvola are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hamina, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori, Riverside Park
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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