18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Drive
1
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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1
night
Kotka

Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, walk around Kumparepuisto Park, then examine the collection at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum, and finally take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka day trip site.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Marian Kirkko ©
Church
Marian Kirkko
4.2
Kouvola Tube Radio Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kouvola Tube Radio Museum
4.4

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 14th (Fri), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kerimaki Church ©
Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Lilla holmen, then try your luck at PAF Casino, then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks

Side Trip

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Kastelholm Castle ©
Must see
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

3
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Lenholm Conservation Area in Pargas, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

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Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island online visit planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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Oro ©
Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Soderlangvik Gard
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

3
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Pyhan Birgitan kirkko. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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4
nights
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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Katajanokka and Ullanlinna. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen (in Raseborg), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market and look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip app.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Kansallisgalleria ©
Must see
Kansallisgalleria
4.2
Katajanokka ©
Neighborhood
Katajanokka
4.3

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