15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 1 night
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 22nd (Sat), take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, admire the striking features of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, and finally trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka day trip app.

Toronto, Canada to Kotka is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Kotka due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Toronto in September; daily highs in Kotka reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Savonlinna online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Savonlinna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tampere journey tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Turku day trip website.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): head outdoors with Karhunkierros, contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip builder app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Turku in September, you will find days in Kuusamo are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
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Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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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 29th (Sat): head outdoors with Lake Inari.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Inari day trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Your inner history buff will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, browse the different shops at Stockmann Department Store, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip app.

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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