11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 1 night
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Hiidenvuori, and then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Riverside Park, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Kouvola trip planning tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Kouvola hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, thenstroll through Kobba Klintar, and then explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn online route maker.

Fly from Kouvola to Mariehamn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku driving holiday site.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's more to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and examine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum.

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Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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