15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Imatra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 5th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Oro and then take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip planning tool.

Helsinki to Kimito Island is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time 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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 7th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planning app.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pori route app.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

2
nights
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 10th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruokolahden Kirkko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, thenexamine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko.

Plan trip to Imatra with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Pori to Imatra in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July in Imatra, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 12th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka, and then head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sotkamo online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Sotkamo takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Vuokatinvaara
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Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 14th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Julma Olkky and then identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo. On the next day, get outside with Karhunkierros, thenexplore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, thenstop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo road trip planner.

Drive from Sotkamo to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip site.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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