15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  3 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Savonlinna
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Kouvola
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Galleria Lapinlahti. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Turku (Ett Hem Museum, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Okra, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Turku
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, then revel in the low prices at Panda Factory Outlet, then admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, and finally learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla attractions planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Jyvaskyla. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Panda Factory Outlet
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

4
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lempukka Beach and Utra Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Retretti Art Centre and Johanna Oras Art Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Savonlinna side-trips: Imatra (Imatra Waterfall & Lammassaari Island), Honkaniemi Beach (in Joensuu) and Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, don't miss a visit to Rapio Mill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna online travel planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Imatra, Joensuu, Punkaharju, Rapio Mill, Rautjarven kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

5
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Lappeenranta Fortress and Stromforsin Ruukki are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lehman and Aijanniemi Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Kouvola: Sandcastle Lappeenranta (in Lappeenranta), Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju) and Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Beach Mansikkalahti). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, look for gifts at Poikilo - Museums, and see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kouvola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Lappeenranta, Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, Woikosken Automuseo, St. John's Church
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress