13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Kouvola
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Rauma
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then stroll around Riverside Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, then take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kouvola online trip planner.

New York City, USA to Kouvola is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Kouvola is 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Kouvola reach 66°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Tue), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kouvola to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to 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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 19th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route builder app.

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive 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

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 21st (Fri), learn about all things military 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 pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rauma trip builder website.

You can drive from Tampere to Rauma in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Rauma, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough 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
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

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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 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church. Here are some ideas for day two: let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 24th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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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 26th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, steep yourself in history at Castle Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online route planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up 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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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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