10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Imatra
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  5 h
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
4
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  8 h 45 min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Kimito Island trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Kimito Island is an approximately 11- hour combination of car and flight. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Jerusalem in June: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Imatra online travel route planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Imatra in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Imatra are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kummakivi Boulder, Saimaa Canal
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, get outside with Karhunkierros, and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Imatra to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Pori.

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

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pori tour itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Pori in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Pori sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and finally stop by Pien Shop & Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach and then examine the collection at Design Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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