15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 4 nights
4
Kouvola
— 5 nights

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 Mannerheim Museum. Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Okra. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Turku (Ett Hem Museum, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Anhava, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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, thenrevel in the low prices at Panda Factory Outlet, thenadmire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, and finally learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, 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 fly. Traveling from Helsinki in June, expect slightly colder with lows of °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

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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 Honkaniemi 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: Utra Beach (in Joensuu), Imatra (Imatra Waterfall & Lammassaari Island) and Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and make a trip to Rapio Mill.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna online travel planner.

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

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Lappeenranta Fortress and Poikilo - Museums 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: Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Beach Mansikkalahti) and Sandcastle Lappeenranta (in Lappeenranta). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kouvola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Kouvola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. 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, St. John's Church, Woikosken Automuseo, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress