15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Kuusamo
— 1 night
6
Savonlinna
— 1 night
7
Imatra
— 1 night
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary tool.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Kimito Island is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in July; daily highs in Kimito Island reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can 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

2
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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.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip planning site.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Naantali Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thentour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Pori trip maker app.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, thenrelax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip maker tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Pori to Inari in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Pori in July, expect nights in Inari to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

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
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, thenexplore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, thenhead outdoors with Karhunkierros, and then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Kuusamo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenget all the information you need at Riihisaari, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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night
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 26th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, thenhead off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Imatra trip builder website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Imatra, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hietaranta Beach. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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