15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Pori
— 1 night
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Turku
— 4 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Imatra
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 5th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius, then visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pori tour itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Pori is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

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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.
Visit Turku Cathedral and Bengtskar Lighthouse for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nagu Church and Korpo Church. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Rosala Viking Centre (in Rosala). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, trek along The Archipelago Trail, and don't miss a visit to Kultaranta Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip builder.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 11th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, take in breathtaking views at Julma Olkky, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. July in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 13th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, then appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna road trip planner.

Drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Ruokolahden Kirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tainionkosken Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, and finally explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Imatra tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Savonlinna to Imatra by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Imatra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Lappeenrannan kirkko ©
Lappeenrannan kirkko
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Ullanlinna. Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Stromforsin Ruukki in Ruotsinpyhtaa--about 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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