15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kouvola
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, thenexplore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, stroll around Riverside Park, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kouvola trip itinerary site.

Melbourne, Australia to Kouvola is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Kouvola is minus 8 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Hiidenvuori
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip maker.

Getting from Kouvola to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, thenexperience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip builder.

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. Traveling from Savonlinna in May, expect Kuusamo to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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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 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Inari to Turku in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in May: high temperatures in Turku hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 30th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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