21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brno
Fly + Drive:  12 h 45 min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Kuusamo
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 30 min
End: Brno

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.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, 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 25°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife 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 Teijo National Park. Turku Cathedral and Abo Akademi will appeal to history buffs. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately Poytya away. And it doesn't end there: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, walk around Kupittaa Park, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

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, then get 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, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, 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 24°C and lows of 13°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, then explore 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, then kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, then stroll through Malonsaari, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, 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 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°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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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

1
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, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To see maps 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 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°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 Riisitunturi National Park and Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. Get outdoors at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Kiutakongas Rapids. There's more to do: head outdoors with Karhunkierros and look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo visit planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuusamo by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. July in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to 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 Hietaranta Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip website.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°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

Porvoo Old Town, Aurlahti Beach, Arboretum Mustila
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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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