16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through 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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo online trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Kuusamo is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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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.
On the 18th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, thenmake a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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

2
nights
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 19th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, enjoy 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 more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Imatra driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Imatra takes 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 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Imatra

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Pori online route maker.

Getting from Imatra to Pori by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Kurjenrahka National Park and Vepsa Island. Change things up with a short trip to Teijo National Park in Pernio (about 1h 20 min away). It doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planning tool.

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hietaranta Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Change things up with a short trip to Stromforsin Ruukki in Ruotsinpyhtaa (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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