14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 3 nights
2
Taipalsaari
— 1 night
3
Mikkeli
— 4 nights
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights

3
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. Appreciate the collections at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Get some historical perspective at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa and Marian Kirkko. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka holiday maker.

Stockholm, Sweden to Kotka is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Kotka is 1 hour. June in Kotka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Taipalsaari.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamina, Salpa Line Museum, Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa

1
night
Taipalsaari

Taipalsaari ©
Taipalsaari is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the South Karelia region. On the 5th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Taipalsaaren kirkko, thenhike along Haikkaanlahden Hiking Trail, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Savitaipale Church.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipalsaari sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Taipalsaari in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Taipalsaari

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Savitaipale Church
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Savitaipale Church ©
Savitaipale Church
Taipalsaaren kirkko ©
Taipalsaaren kirkko

4
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Get some historical perspective at Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Lappeenranta Fortress and Woikosken tehdasmuseo. Get out of town with these interesting Mikkeli side-trips: Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele), Kerimaki (Salpa Line & Kerimaki Church) and Lappeenranta (Lemin kirkko & Sandcastle Lappeenranta). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, examine the collection at Woikosken Automuseo, and make a trip to Naisvuori Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mikkeli online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Taipalsaari to Mikkeli takes 1.5 hours. In June in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Lappeenranta, Kerimaki, Mantyharju, Rautjarven kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Turku Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Turku (Turku Castle, St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, &more) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Turku, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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