14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 20th (Tue), experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip planning site .

New York City, USA to Levi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Levi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Levi reach 62°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, examine the collection at Villa Mairea, and then stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pori day trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Pori takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Turku Castle and Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Teijo national park and Bellevue Beach. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Pike's Gut in Hanko--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner .

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hanko, Teijo national park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Oro.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kimito Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Kimito Island to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

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

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Head to Hakaniemi Market and Stockmann's Department Storefor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna