15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  15 h 30 min
1
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto

1
night
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.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, 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 Trails Parks

Side Trips

Salpa Line Museum, Marian Kirkko, Bunker Museum
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Bunker Museum
Bunker Museum
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

1
night
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, more things to do, maps, 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 do a combination of train and flight. 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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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

2
nights
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 traveler tips, photos, where to stay, 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 train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. 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 Nature Parks
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

2
nights
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 Naantali Old Town. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo 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: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, stroll through Kultaranta Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, 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

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
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.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, 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

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Appreciate the collections at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Maltinranta Artcenter. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampere online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kansallisgalleria and Katajanokka. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to 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 up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland