15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 5 nights
2
Mantyharju
— 1 night
3
Joutsa
— 3 nights
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights

5
nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Lappeenranta Fortress and Salpa Line Museum. Maritime Centre Vellamo and Ylamaa Gem Society will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta & Saimaa Canal), Kouvola (Kouvola City Museum & Repovesi National Park) and Bunker Museum (in Virolahti). There's much more to do: walk around Sapokka Water Garden, shop like a local with Art Gallery Merila, don't miss a visit to Hamina Town Hall, and contemplate the long history of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kotka trip planning site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Kotka is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Kotka due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Mantyharju.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hamina, Lappeenranta, Kouvola, Ylamaa Gem Society, Salpa Line Museum
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

1
night
Mantyharju

Mantyharju ©
Mäntyharju is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 7th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mantyharju Church, thensee the interesting displays at Woikosken Automuseo, thensee the interesting displays at Woikosken tehdasmuseo, and finally take a stroll around Art Centre Salmela.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mantyharju holiday site.

You can drive from Kotka to Mantyharju in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Mantyharju

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Woikosken tehdasmuseo ©
Woikosken tehdasmuseo
Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela
Mantyharju Church ©
Mantyharju Church

3
nights
Joutsa

Joutsa ©
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Savo Railway Line Museum and Päijänteen kansallispuisto. Change things up with these side-trips from Joutsa: Kangasniemi (Kangasniemi Church & Pirtin perinnepuisto). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus and explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Joutsa trip itinerary site.

Getting from Mantyharju to Joutsa by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kangasniemi, Päijänteen kansallispuisto, Savo Railway Line Museum
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Savo Railway Line Museum ©
Savo Railway Line Museum
Päijänteen kansallispuisto ©
Päijänteen kansallispuisto

5
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Finnish Aviation Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sinebrychoff Art Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Change things up with a short trip to Heureka in Vantaa (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online itinerary builder.

Drive from Joutsa to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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