15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
4
Pori
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Springfield

2
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum.

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Springfield, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Springfield in August, with highs in Helsinki at 69°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Kolovesi National Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna day trip tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Kolovesi National Park, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

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

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, then see the interesting displays 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 visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Pori takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Teijo national park and Vepsa Island. There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Ett Hem Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella.

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Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 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

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island day trip tool .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 21st (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik