21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 4 nights
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Imatra
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Kuusamo
— 4 nights
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 8th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island trip maker website.

Brno, Czech Republic to Kimito Island is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brno to Kimito Island. In July, Kimito Island is a bit cooler than Brno - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Turku Cathedral and Abo Akademi will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's still lots to do: browse the collection at Turku City Library, stroll around Kupittaa Park, and kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku day trip planning site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): stroll around Kirjurinluoto, thendon't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 16th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, thenkick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, thenstroll through Malonsaari, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Imatra trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pori to Imatra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In July, daytime highs in Imatra are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna travel route planner.

You can drive from Imatra to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

4
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Karhunkierros and Riisitunturi National Park. Get outdoors at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Kiutakongas Rapids. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare and admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

5
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.
Get outdoors at Aurlahti Beach and Arboretum Mustila. You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo (about 50 minutes away). Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, stroll around Sibelius Monument, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip website.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Aurlahti Beach, Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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