15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Kimito Island
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Imatra
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
7
Kuusamo
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be colder, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island vacation planning website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

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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.
Kids will enjoy Turku Castle and Vepsa Island. Get some historical perspective at Turku Cathedral and Old Rauma. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Ruokapuoti Lumo (in Rauma), Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio).

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Turku

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

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Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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Turku Castle
4.5
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Old Rauma
4.5

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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 21st (Wed): head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Imatra day trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Imatra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Must see
Imatra Waterfall
4.3
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Island
Malonsaari
4.4

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna road trip planner.

Getting from Imatra to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

2
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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 23rd (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park online trip builder.

Getting from Savonlinna to Koli National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Hiking Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill
4.8

3
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 25th (Sun), stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

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Getting from Koli National Park to Kuusamo by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8

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