15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Turku
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Kouvola

Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, then take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally stroll around Riverside Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, hike along Hiidenvuori, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kouvola trip tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Jerusalem in September: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Escape the urban bustle at Imatra Waterfall and Linnansaari National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Olavinlinna Castle and Lammassaari Island.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planning tool.

Getting from Kouvola to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and then explore the stunning scenery at Julma Olkky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuusamo by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In October, Kuusamo is little chillier than Savonlinna - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally visit Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turku trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Turku takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kuusamo in October, with highs in Turku at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

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Kimito Island

On the 7th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island road trip website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nuuksio National Park and Kansallisgalleria. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. And it doesn't end there: stop by Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

Discover how to plan a Helsinki trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

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 October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."