18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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

1
night
Kotka

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, thenpause 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, thenexamine 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 °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kouvola, Marian Kirkko
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Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko
Kouvola Tube Radio Museum ©
Kouvola Tube Radio Museum

1
night
Savonlinna

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, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore 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 °C in June, and nighttime lows around °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

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Lilla holmen, try to win big at PAF Casino, thenstep off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn online journey planner.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Mariehamn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
nights
Turku

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 44 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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Lenholm Conservation Area
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Kimito Island

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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 Visavuori. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Ylojarvi to see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kimito Island to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Visavuori
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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.
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: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen (in Raseborg) 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 °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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