15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Kimito Island is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Bucharest in August, expect Kimito Island to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. You'll explore and learn at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and let little ones run wild at Adventure Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, thenkick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pori road trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, thensee the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online itinerary planner.

Getting from Pori to Savonlinna by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenhead off the coast to Kobba Klintar, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, don't miss a visit to Bomarsund, contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, thenexamine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Mariehamn by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mariehamn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Aland Island, Sund, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
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.
Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Aurinkolahti Beach will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Step out of Helsinki to go to Ruotsinpyhtaa and see Stromforsin Ruukki, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, and examine the collection at Design Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Stromforsin Ruukki
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland