15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 3rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip itinerary planning site.

Porto, Portugal to Kimito Island is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Porto in September: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough 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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Teijo National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Turku Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, steep yourself in history at Salis Batteri, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn route builder.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thendon't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ruka and Syote National Park. Get in touch with nature at Riisitunturi National Park and Kiutakongas Rapids.

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

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Savonlinna in September, plan for slightly colder days in Kuusamo, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Syote National Park, Riisitunturi National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get a taste of the local shopping with Okra, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kuusamo in September, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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