15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h
End: London

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Vepsa Island. Get some cultural insight at Turku Cathedral and Korpo Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio).

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku journey maker.

London, UK to Turku is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In April, Turku is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tulliniemi Nature Path, Teijo National Park, Korpo Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 9th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

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Getting from Kimito Island to Savonlinna by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Ruka.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In April, Kuusamo is little chillier than Savonlinna - with highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 12th (Fri), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Muonio trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Muonio takes 5.5 hours. In April in Muonio, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Muonio to Inari in 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kansallisgalleria and Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Stromforsin Ruukki in Ruotsinpyhtaa, approximately Ruotsinpyhtaa away. Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stromforsin Ruukki, Snappertunan kirkko, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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