15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
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

1
night
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 °C and lows reach °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
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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, thencontemplate 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, thentake 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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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, thenvisit 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 °C during the day and °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
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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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip planner.

Getting from Rauma to Mariehamn by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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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, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thenexplore 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 °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Kuusamo on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki, 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

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 °C, and evening lows to °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

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

3
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.
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 Kansallisgalleria. 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: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the masterpieces at Alvar Aalto's studio, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip app.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Kuusamo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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