19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Lahti
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h
3
Kuusamo
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Berlin

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nuuksio National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get in touch with nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Helsinki is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

4
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Explore hidden gems such as Repovesi National Park and Hiidenvuori. Escape the urban bustle at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Arboretum Mustila. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Kotka (Riverside Park, Sapokka Water Garden, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Pikku Vesijarvi.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahti driving holiday tool.

Getting from Helsinki to Lahti by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hatanpaa Arboretum, Repovesi National Park, Hiidenvuori
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Pikku Vesijarvi ©
Pikku Vesijarvi
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

4
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Visiting The Predator Center in Kuusamo and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Ruka and Kiutakongas Rapids. Step out of Kuusamo with an excursion to Riisitunturi National Park in Posio--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: explore by horseback at Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo road trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lahti to Kuusamo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Lahti in June, expect Kuusamo to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Naantali Old Town and Kurjenrahka National Park. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Torronsuo National Park in Tammela, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku route planner.

Fly from Kuusamo to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Teijo National Park, Torronsuo National Park, Naantali Old Town
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Plan trip to Kimito Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mathildedalin Kylapanimo
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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