15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 15 min
6
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Dusseldorf

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Pack the 11th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online travel route planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Dusseldorf in August, plan for slightly colder 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 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kimito Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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 15th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku online tour planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuusisto Manor, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Mustasaari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Pyhatunturi. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, thentrek along Ukko-Koli Hill, thenhike along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and finally explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Koli National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 21st (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

Plan a Rantasalmi trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi in 3 hours. In August in Rantasalmi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Valkmusa National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip tool.

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Kouvola in 3 hours. August in Kouvola sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

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