14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 1 night
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
3
Imatra
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
6
Inari
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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 19th (Mon): make a trip to Naantali Church, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, then let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, and finally get interesting insight from Lana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary builder website.

Barcelona, Spain to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Turku due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Turku are little chillier (23°C), and nights are colder (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Naantali Church
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip website.

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 23rd (Fri), head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Malonsaari, then kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Imatra trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Mariehamn to Imatra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Julma Olkky and then get outside with Karhunkierros.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

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night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 27th (Tue), hike along Juutua Nature Trail, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip planning tool.

Getting from Kuusamo to Inari by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Pack the 31st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and examine the collection at Design Museum.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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