15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Imatra
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
End: Helsinki

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stroll through Yyteri Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pori online visit planner.

Helsinki to Pori is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

1
night
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 6th (Fri): hike along The Archipelago Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, and then soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hossa National Park.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hossa National Park
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Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower and then stroll through Paha-Koli Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Honkaniemi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Utra Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Joensuu
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church

2
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.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, then explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lappeen Marian kirkko. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Lempukka Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Imatra trip builder site.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Imatra are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lappeen Marian kirkko, Kummakivi Boulder
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hakaniemi Market. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Santalahti Nature Trail will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Linden Esplanade (in Kotka) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Pack the 18th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, walk around Sibelius Monument, examine the collection at Design Museum, and stop by Marimekko.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Imatra to Helsinki by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo Old Town
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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