12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rauma
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
5
Kuusamo
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 11th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Isokari Lighthouse.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma holiday planner.

London, UK to Rauma is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rauma. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Rauma at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Isokari Lighthouse, Yyteri Beach
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

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 13th (Tue): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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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 ©
On the 15th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island tour planner.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

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

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 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

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

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 18th (Sun), relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Kuusamo day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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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 20th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

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

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kuusamo in August: highs in Helsinki hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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