13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Head to Hakaniemi Market and Stockmann Department Storefor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), look for gifts at MyGoodKnife Helsinki, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Helsinki is 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

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You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in August; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. On the next day, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

Find out how to plan Kimito Island trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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