14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
4
Inari
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Milan

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 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route planner.

Milan, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Helsinki is 1 hour. In June, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, walk around Riverside Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, and finally admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kotka trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamina, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inari.

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

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 22nd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Inari day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Savonlinna in June, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Cathedral and Nagu Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset (in Nagu) and The Church of the Holy Cross (in Rauma). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku travel planning tool.

Getting from Inari to Turku by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Inari in June, expect nights in Turku to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Nagu, Rauma
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island road trip planning site.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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