17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Savonlinna
— 1 day
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Pori
— 1 night
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Turku
— 4 nights
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Kimito Island
— 2 nights

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and look for gifts at Artisaani.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trips

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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. Visit Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church for their historical value. Let the collections at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum capture your imagination. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Inari trip planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in August; daily highs in Inari reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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 19th (Sun): stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in August, Savonlinna is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 20th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then stop by Patakirppis.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Pori tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Savonlinna to Pori in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

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Must see
Old Rauma
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Must see
Yyteri 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.
Let the collections at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Kurjenrahka National Park. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route app.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
Turku Cathedral
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Must see
Turku Castle
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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:
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Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7