15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Train to Chicago Union Station, Fly to Helsinki
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly to Turku, Bus to Pori
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Pori
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Cathedral of Porvoo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Springfield, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. In August, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Springfield - with highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the history at Salpa Line, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna driving holiday website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will leave for Mariehamn on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
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Kerimaki Church ©
Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn route app.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kastelholm Castle ©
Must see
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

2
nights
Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, then examine the collection at Villa Mairea, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Pori trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Pori takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Pori sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
Old Rauma ©
Must see
Old Rauma
4.5
Villa Mairea ©
Specialty Museum
Villa Mairea
4.2

3
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Joella, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:
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Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5

3
nights
Kimito Island

Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 51°F at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Oro ©
Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Soderlangvik Gard
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

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