19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Paris
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuusamo
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hanko
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Paris

5
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stromforsin Ruukki are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Lehman. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla), Kotka (Riverside Park & Santalahti Nature Trail) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Helsinki. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Valkmusa National Park, Stromforsin Ruukki, Arboretum Mustila, Nuuksio National Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

6
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Visiting Riisitunturi National Park and Hossa National Park will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. Venture out of the city with trips to Paikanselan Taistelualue (in Salla), Martinselkonen Wilds Centre (in Suomussalmi) and Pentik Hill (in Posio). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Karhunkierros, hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and explore the striking landscape at Julma Olkky.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in August, expect Kuusamo to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Salla, Suomussalmi, Posio, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, get outside with Kuuskajaskari, and then stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Pori trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Pori in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Kuusamo in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pori, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, thenstroll through The Archipelago Trail, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Turku online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hanko, Louhisaari Manor
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

2
nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at EKTA museum.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanko trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Hanko in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Raseborg
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Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum

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