18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 3 nights
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Kimito Island
— 1 night
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Imatra
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
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Kuusamo
— 1 night
7
Inari
— 3 nights
8
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku tour website.

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada to Turku is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. When traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turku: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 12th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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 14th (Fri): head off the coast to Malonsaari, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Imatra tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Imatra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature · Parks · Trails · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Koli National Park online route planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 18th (Tue), stop by Shopping Center Kumpare and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Koli National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kuusamo, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning tool.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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