14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Imatra
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Lappeenranta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mikkeli
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Stuttgart

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 17th (Sat), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral. On your second day here, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then take a tour of S/S Salama, and finally explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna visit planner .

Stuttgart, Germany to Savonlinna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stuttgart to Savonlinna. Traveling from Stuttgart in August, you will find days in Savonlinna are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Get out of town with these interesting Imatra side-trips: Parikkala (The Parikkala Sculpture Park & Siikalahti Wetland) and Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, admire the engineering at Imatrankoski, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Imatra trip maker website .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Parikkala, Kummakivi Boulder, Rautjarven kirkko
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Imatrankoski ©
Imatrankoski
The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park

4
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Sapokka Water Garden, & more) and Hamina Town Hall (in Hamina). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church, and don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta road trip planning app .

Lappeenranta is very close to Imatra. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina Town Hall
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

4
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Mikkeli side-trips: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and The Alvar Aalto Museum (in Jyvaskyla). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, get outside with Anjan Puisto, see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, and look for gifts at Mikkeli Market Place.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Mikkeli online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Mikkeli takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

The Alvar Aalto Museum, Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero

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