15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 3 nights
4
Pori
— 2 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 day
6
Imatra
— 2 nights
7
Kouvola
— 2 nights

2
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.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church and then don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

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
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kimito Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Turku Castle and Bellevue Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Korpo to see Korpo Church about 2h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, 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
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thendon't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get outside with Kuuskajaskari, and then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pori attractions planning site.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna journey planning site.

Drive from Pori to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, pause for some serene contemplation at Ruokolahden Kirkko, thenhead off the coast to Malonsaari, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, thenexplore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Imatra vacation site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Imatra by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Imatra, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Ruokolahden Kirkko, Siikalahti Wetland
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

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nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 9th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, thenstroll through Hiidenvuori, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti and then stroll around Riverside Park.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kouvola itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Imatra to Kouvola by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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