15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  3​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Mannerheim Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Turku (Ett Hem Museum, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Katajanokka, view the masterpieces at Okra, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Anhava.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation maker tool .

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 ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Turku
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 6th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, get some fabulous bargains at Panda Factory Outlet, then admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano, and finally see the interesting displays at Finnish Air Force Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Jyvaskyla, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Panda Factory Outlet
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Visiting Lammassaari Island and Utra Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Lempukka Beach and Honkaniemi Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savonlinna: Imatra Waterfall (in Imatra), Retretti Art Centre (in Punkaharju) and Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rapio Mill.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Imatra, Joensuu, Punkaharju, Rautjarven kirkko, Kerimaki Church
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
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. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lehman and Aijanniemi Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Repovesi National Park and Arboretum Mustila. Get out of town with these interesting Kouvola side-trips: Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta & Lappeenranta Fortress) and Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Beach Mansikkalahti). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki, examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, stop by Poikilo - Museums, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Lappeenranta, St. John's Church, Arboretum Mustila, Woikosken Automuseo
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress