11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Kuwait City

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island route planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kimito Island is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuwait City to Kimito Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Kimito Island is colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

2
nights
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 (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 9th (Mon), examine the collection at Villa Mairea, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

Start your trip to Pori by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 10th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

Plan trip to Savonlinna with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Pori to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn attractions planner.

Fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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