15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dusseldorf
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Dusseldorf

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi travel itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dusseldorf in August, expect Pyhatunturi to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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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 18th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park vacation website.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Koli National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough 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

2
nights
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 20th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rantasalmi itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi takes 3 hours. In August in Rantasalmi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 22nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Mustasaari takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Step out of the city life by going to Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. And it doesn't end there: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder app.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Turku in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 26th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Pack the 29th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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