12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kokkola
— Few hours
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Hamina
— 1 night
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

few
hours
Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): examine the collection at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum, see the interesting displays at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Neristan (Old Wooden Town).

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kokkola itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Kokkola is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Kokkola is 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Montreal in May: high temperatures in Kokkola hover around 15°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the history at Salpa Line, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna journey planning tool.

Drive from Kokkola to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You will leave for Hamina on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. On the 31st (Fri), wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, walk around Riverside Park, see the interesting displays at Bunker Museum, then steep yourself in history at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, and finally make a trip to St. John's Church.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hamina trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Hamina takes 3.5 hours. May in Hamina sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Hamina

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Bunker Museum
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:
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Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral ©
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Bunker Museum
Bunker Museum

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 1st (Sat), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Maritime Quarter, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally stroll around Lilla holmen.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Hamina to Mariehamn with the Route module. When traveling from Hamina in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mariehamn: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turku day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, visit Ullanlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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