14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rauma
— 1 night
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Change things up with a short trip to Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Helsinki is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:

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Kimito Island

Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island holiday builder.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

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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 7th (Sat): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Louhisaari Manor, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

1
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Rauma

Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 9th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, take an in-depth tour of 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.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rauma sightseeing planner.

Getting from Turku to Rauma by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Rauma, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

1
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip planning website.

Getting from Rauma to Mariehamn by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna online trip planner.

Fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."