15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: York
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  7 h 45 min
5
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 30 min
End: York

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 21st (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Utti Fort, delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kouvola trip builder app.

York, UK to Kouvola is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from York to Kouvola, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church, thenhead off the coast to Malonsaari, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Imatra tour planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Imatra are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip website.

You can drive from Imatra to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuusamo by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally get your game on at Space Bowling & Billiards.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Pori in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Space Bowling & Billiards ©
Space Bowling & Billiards

2
nights
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 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenget engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Moomin World, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

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You can drive from Pori to Turku in 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

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
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

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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