15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rauma
— 1 night
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Kuusamo
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 22nd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island holiday planning site.

Melbourne, Australia to Kimito Island is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Kimito Island reach 24°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Oro ©
Oro

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 24th (Sat), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku day trip tool.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 26th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, 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.

Start your trip to Rauma by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Rauma, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Rauma to Mariehamn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): 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.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna day trip planning app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll set off for Kuusamo on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Karhunkierros.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

3
nights
Helsinki

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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenkirnut will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Cathedral of Porvoo, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of Alvar Aalto's studio, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Kuusamo in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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