15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, then kick back and relax at Lehman, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ruotsinpyhtaa trip itinerary planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for slightly colder days in Ruotsinpyhtaa, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll through Hiukka, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paltaniemi Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Kajaani Castle ruins. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venajanhiekka and then head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli.

To plan Sotkamo vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Savonlinna to Sotkamo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kajaani Castle ruins, Paltaniemi Church, Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 22nd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House. On the next day, examine the collection at Villa Mairea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Pori online itinerary planner.

Getting from Sotkamo to Pori by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In September in Pori, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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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 24th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

Make your Turku itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Beaches Outdoors
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island trip builder tool.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

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

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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.
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria