15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum, then see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko. On the next day, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, and then get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kotka attractions planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kotka is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto to Kotka, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in June, with highs in Kotka at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Salpa Line Museum
5.0
Military Museum
Bunker Museum
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
4.6

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna day trip planning site.

Drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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Church
Pikkukirkko
4.7

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games
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Island
Kobba Klintar
4.7

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and Turku Cathedral. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Louhisaari Manor in Askainen, approximately Askainen away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, walk around Kultaranta Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 9th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Pori driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Pori, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Villa Mairea
4.2

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and Mediamuseo Rupriikki. Appreciate the collections at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Maltinranta Artcenter. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Mediamuseo Rupriikki
4.8

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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