15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 3rd (Sun), go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour and then get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip planner .

San Francisco, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Kimito Island at 65°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of the city life by going to Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. There's still lots to do: hike along The Archipelago Trail, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turku online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum and then see the interesting displays at Terranova. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Vaasa
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1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): have fun at Action Park.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planning app .

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Saariselka with the Route module. While traveling from Mustasaari, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Saariselka, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 43°F. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Rock Church and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Step out of the city life by going to Helsinki Zoo and Hietaranta Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in June, with highs in Helsinki at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Valkmusa National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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