15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  3​h
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mikkeli
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Taipalsaari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Stockholm

6
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Mannerheim Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Turku (Turku Cathedral, St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get interesting insight from Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online travel planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Turku
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

4
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll explore and learn at Lappeenranta Fortress and Suur-Savo Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Mikkeli: Kerimaki (Salpa Line & Kerimaki Church), Lappeenranta (Lemin kirkko & Sandcastle Lappeenranta) and Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, explore the world behind art at Mikkelin Taidemuseo, and examine the collection at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mikkeli tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Mikkeli takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Taipalsaari.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Lappeenranta, Kerimaki, Rautjarven kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

1
night
Taipalsaari

Taipalsaari ©
Taipalsaari is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the South Karelia region. On the 12th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Taipalsaaren kirkko, then hike along Haikkaanlahden Hiking Trail, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savitaipale Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Taipalsaari trip itinerary app .

Drive from Mikkeli to Taipalsaari in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Taipalsaari are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Taipalsaari

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Savitaipale Church
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Taipalsaaren kirkko ©
Taipalsaaren kirkko
Savitaipale Church ©
Savitaipale Church

3
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maritime Centre Vellamo and Salpa Line Museum. Visit Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and Kotka Church for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotka: Marian Kirkko (in Hamina) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's lots more to do: stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and contemplate the long history of St. John's Church.

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Drive from Taipalsaari to Kotka in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hamina, Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

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