15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kuusamo
— 3 nights
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Koli National Park
— 3 nights
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Savonlinna
— Few hours
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Imatra
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get outside with Karhunkierros and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo journey builder website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kuusamo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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

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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 23rd (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Ukko-Koli Hill and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park trip maker tool.

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 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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hours
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 25th (Wed), look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip builder app.

Getting from Koli National Park to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

2
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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), trek along Malonsaari, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Imatra trip tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

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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 27th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku journey planner.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Boss Shop. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo (The Runeberg Home & Porvoo Old Town). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 2:
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Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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