11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  14​h
1
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Imatra
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 26th (Tue), trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, get outside with Karhunkierros, and then see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo travel planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Kuusamo is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in June, things will get colder in Kuusamo: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 28th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna day trip planner.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Kuusamo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Imatra trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Imatra sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Imatra

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Lappeenranta
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pori online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Imatra to Pori in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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 2nd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and then have fun at Moomin World. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip app .

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Beaches

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
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.
On the 4th (Wed), learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. 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 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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