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
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mikkeli
— 3 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

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Turku Castle. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Turku (Turku Cathedral, Turku Biological Museum, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and admire the striking features of Johannes Church.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning site .

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. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Turku
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

3
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Olavinlinna Castle and Pikkukirkko. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lappeenranta Fortress and Savonlinna Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Mikkeli side-trips: Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave (in Savonlinna), Sandcastle Lappeenranta (in Lappeenranta) and Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, get engrossed in the history at Suur-Savo Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Mikkelin Taidemuseo.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mikkeli travel planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Mikkeli takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Taipalsaari.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Lappeenranta, Woikosken Automuseo
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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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Taipalsaaren kirkko, stroll through Haikkaanlahden Hiking Trail, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savitaipale Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Taipalsaari visit planner .

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Taipalsaari takes 1.5 hours. June in Taipalsaari sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Taipalsaari

Parks Trails Outdoors

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 explore and learn at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Marian Kirkko. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, steep yourself in history at St. John's Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church.

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Traveling by car from Taipalsaari to Kotka takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kotka are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Hamina, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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