13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 16th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and finally steep yourself in history at St. John's Church.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kouvola day trip tool .

New York City, USA to Kouvola is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Kouvola. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get little chillier in Kouvola: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hamina, Riverside Park, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

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Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Rauma trip app .

You can drive from Tampere to Rauma in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Rauma sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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 22nd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church. Here are some ideas for day two: let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku route planner .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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 ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Archipelago National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online itinerary planner .

Drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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