16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Karhunkierros and Riisitunturi National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Kiutakongas Rapids. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip itinerary maker website.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kuusamo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in June: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Riisitunturi National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, thenappreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, thenstep into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kuusamo in June: highs in Savonlinna hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, thenkick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Imatra travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Imatra

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visit Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Poytya to see Kurjenrahka National Park about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Imatra to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park, Teijo National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island online day trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Aalto House and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Stromforsin Ruukki in Ruotsinpyhtaa--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and stop by Marimekko.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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