14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): stroll through Oro.

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Brussels, Belgium to Kimito Island is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Kimito Island. In August, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

2
nights
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 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Sibeliusmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

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You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy 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 traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rauma trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

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

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at The Maritime Quarter. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally stroll through Lilla holmen.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Rauma to Mariehamn in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kolovesi National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Savonlinna online sightseeing planner .

Fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kolovesi National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuusamo by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Safaris
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki sightseeing tool .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Kuusamo in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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