15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Kotka
— 3 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
4
Rauma
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 2 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker tool.

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in July, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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 19th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kotka driving holiday app.

Getting from Helsinki to Kotka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila, Salpa Line Museum
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get in touch with nature at Imatra Waterfall and Linnansaari National Park. Visit Olavinlinna Castle and Pikkukirkko for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Savonlinna to Ruokolahti to see Ruokolahden Kirkko about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip builder site.

You can drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 24th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Rauma trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Rauma in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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 26th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planning app.

Getting from Rauma to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova