15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
4
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Prague

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip website .

Prague, Czech Republic to Kimito Island is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Prague to Kimito Island. In July, Kimito Island is slightly colder than Prague - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

2
nights
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 4th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally steep yourself in history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Turku route planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at Siida, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Turku to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Turku in July, plan for slightly colder days in Inari, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Tuula's Reindeer ©
Tuula's Reindeer

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Karhunkierros.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo road trip planning app .

Getting from Inari to Kuusamo by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli and then stroll through Venajanhiekka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Hiukka.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sotkamo trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Kuusamo to Sotkamo in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sotkamo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 12th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get your bearings at Riihisaari, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna route maker app .

You can drive from Sotkamo to Savonlinna in 4.5 hours. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Imatra trip builder website .

Drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Imatra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Trails
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

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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 14th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On the next day, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip app .

You can take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria