15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Sotkamo
— 2 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Kimito Island
— 2 nights

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National Museum of Finland and Helsinki Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and examine the collection at Design Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors
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Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 5th (Wed), head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli and then stroll through Venajanhiekka. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara and then kick back and relax at Hiukka.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sotkamo tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Sotkamo. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in September: highs in Sotkamo hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Outdoor Activity
Kainuun Vaellustalli
4.8
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Lookout
Vuokatinvaara
4.7

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 7th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then hit the slopes at Ruka, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Sotkamo to Kuusamo by car takes about 3.5 hours. September in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8
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Ski Area
Ruka
4.4

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, and finally walk around Lilla holmen.

You can plan Mariehamn trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Mariehamn in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kuusamo in September, with highs in Mariehamn at 18°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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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 10th (Mon): head off the coast to Vepsa Island and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 12th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro and then take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

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