15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 4 nights
4
Kouvola
— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Turku Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island), Turku Cathedral (in Turku) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Pohjolan toimitalo, examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, and don't miss a visit to Old Customs House.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planner.

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 moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Paavolan Tammi, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step off the beaten path and head to Old Church of Keuruu and Kangasniemi Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of Keuruu and Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko). Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Pirtin perinnepuisto (in Kangasniemi). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, revel in the low prices at Panda Factory Outlet, and stop by Punnitse & Saasta.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip maker site.

Drive from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Jyvaskyla. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Keuruu, Kangasniemi, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Panda Factory Outlet, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
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Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) ©
Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
Kangasniemi Church ©
Kangasniemi Church

4
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get some historical perspective at Olavinlinna Castle and Tohmajarven kirkko. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Savonlinna Cathedral and Siikalahti Wetland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savonlinna: Salpa Line (in Kerimaki), St. George Church (in Joroinen) and Lammassaari Island (in Imatra). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna road trip planning app.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Tohmajarven kirkko, Siikalahti Wetland, St. George Church, Lammassaari Island
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Tohmajarven kirkko ©
Tohmajarven kirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arboretum Mustila and Hiidenvuori. Get some historical perspective at Marian Kirkko and Taipalsaaren kirkko. Change things up with a short trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta in Lappeenranta (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hevoshaan Arboretum, witness the site of a historic battle at Utti Fort, delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kouvola vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kouvola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sandcastle Lappeenranta, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Marian Kirkko
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko
Taipalsaaren kirkko ©
Taipalsaaren kirkko

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