17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 2 nights
5
Oulu
— 1 night
6
Rantasalmi
— 1 day
7
Helsinki
— 6 nights

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at EKTA museum and then make a trip to Ekenas Old Town.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip tool.

Detroit, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Detroit to Kimito Island. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Detroit in July: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Raseborg, Salo
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EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, thenstroll through Yyteri Beach, and finally look for gifts at Patakirppis.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Pori online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 8th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Terranova, examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, thenstroll through Hietasaaren uimaranta, and finally view the masterpieces at Tikanoja Art Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Tikanoja Art Museum ©
Tikanoja Art Museum

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oulu trip planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Room Escape Games

1
day
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 11th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

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Traveling by car from Oulu to Rantasalmi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

6
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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