15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Kotka
— 1 night
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Mikkeli
— 1 night
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Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Pori
— 1 night
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
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Kokkola
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get outdoors at Pihlajasaari Recreational Park and Hietaranta Beach. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stroll around The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki road trip app.

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Sault Ste. Marie to Helsinki. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in June: highs in Helsinki hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and then kick back and relax at Lehman.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches
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Lehman ©
Lehman
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, make a trip to Naisvuori Observation Tower, walk around Naisvuori Hill, then don't miss a visit to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, then learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, and finally look for gifts at Stella.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mikkeli online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Mikkeli takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Shopping · Nature · Museums · Parks
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Stella ©
Stella
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral

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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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, then steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rantasalmi itinerary builder site.

Getting from Mikkeli to Rantasalmi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the views from Hameensilta, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pori route planner.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Porin Kauppahalli ©
Porin Kauppahalli
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Neristan (Old Wooden Town), examine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, then admire the masterpieces at K.H. Renlund Museum, and finally examine the collection at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kokkola road trip planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Kokkola by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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K.H. Renlund Museum ©
K.H. Renlund Museum
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planner.

You can drive from Kokkola to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Museums · Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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