15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly + Drive:  12 h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Rantasalmi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
8
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 45 min
End: Bristol

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip app .

Bristol, UK to Kimito Island is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along The Archipelago Trail, then admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turku tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kultaranta Garden, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Turku to Akaslompolo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. While traveling from Turku, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Akaslompolo, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 28th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Saariselka to Mustasaari with the Route module. June in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
day
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rantasalmi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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