14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 3 nights
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 day
6
Hamina
— 2 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Paivalehti Museum. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Hvittrask in Kirkkonummi, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning site.

Seattle, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 60°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Hvittrask, Laajalahti Nature Reserve
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 12th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Teijo National Park in Pernio--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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 (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally stroll around Lilla holmen.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn travel route planner.

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. May in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 19th (Sun), examine the collection 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 explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna journey site.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Hamina.

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
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. On the 20th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum, examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum, and then contemplate the long history of St. John's Church. On your second day here, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

To plan Hamina vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Savonlinna to Hamina by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Hamina can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Linden Esplanade, Bunker Museum
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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