15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and then take in the dramatic natural features at Julma Olkky. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo trip maker.

Midland, USA to Kuusamo is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Midland in June: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky

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day
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 2nd (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenexamine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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 3rd (Fri): take in the history at Salpa Line, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Savonlinna by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to Mariehamn.

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
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally make a trip to The Maritime Quarter.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip app.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kimito Island are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenget a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenstroll through The Esplanadi Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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