15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 day
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, thenstroll around Riverside Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ruotsinpyhtaa vacation maker tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Ruotsinpyhtaa due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in October; daily highs in Ruotsinpyhtaa reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

Start your trip to Savonlinna by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna in 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): kick back and relax at Hiukka and then kick back and relax at Venajanhiekka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sotkamo vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Sotkamo in 4.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Inari takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October in Inari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Cathedral and Abo Akademi. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Hanko (Hanko Water Tower, Pike's Gut, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker app.

Getting from Inari to Turku by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in October: high temperatures in Turku hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hanko
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 27th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kimito Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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.
On the 29th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, thentake an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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