18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Imatra
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
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Sotkamo
— 3 nights
5
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hietaranta Beach. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Pack the 27th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and meet the residents at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning website.

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Pune to Helsinki. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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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 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, then trek along Malonsaari, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally contemplate the long history of Lappeen Marian kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and then stroll through Lempukka Beach.

Plan trip to Imatra with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Helsinki to Imatra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Imatra, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

2
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
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Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Hiukka and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli and then kick back and relax at Venajanhiekka.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Sotkamo online trip planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Sotkamo in 4.5 hours. July in Sotkamo sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

3
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Kiutakongas Rapids. Bring the kids along to Julma Olkky and Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Change things up with a short trip to Riisitunturi National Park in Posio (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo online holiday maker.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. In July in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Teijo National Park and Kurjenrahka National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Turku takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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