26 days in Finland Itinerary

26 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Naantali
— 2 nights
6
Hanko
— 1 night
7
Raseborg
— 2 nights
8
Kotka
— 3 nights
9
Kouvola
— 2 nights
10
Padasjoki
— 2 nights

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Kotka (Katariina Seaside Park, Sapokka Water Garden, &more). Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Helsinki hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Cathedral of Porvoo, Tulliniemi Nature Path, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Talomuseo Glims, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Bellevue Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Lawrence.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Espoo using our trip planner.

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In August in Espoo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Bellevue Beach, Church of St. Lawrence
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Laajalahti Nature Reserve ©
Laajalahti Nature Reserve
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Kimito Island trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Espoo to Kimito Island in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat
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Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): walk around Kupittaa Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, thentour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Turku travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 28th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, thenexamine the collection at Automobile Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Naantali tour site.

Naantali is very close to Turku. August in Naantali sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor
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Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get out in the countryside at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hanko tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Hanko takes 2.5 hours. In August in Hanko, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Raseborg.

Things to do in Hanko

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Pernio
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

2
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 1st (Sat), get outside with Elisaari, thenenjoy breathtaking views from The Old Water Tower of Ekenas, and then see the interesting displays at EKTA museum.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Raseborg planner.

Drive from Hanko to Raseborg in an hour. August in Raseborg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Raseborg

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inkoo, Snappertunan kirkko
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EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum
Elisaari ©
Elisaari
Fagervik Museum ©
Fagervik Museum

3
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 2nd (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Raseborg to Kotka takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for Kouvola.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kouvola, Main Building of Military School, Salpa Line Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Hiidenvuori
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Hevoshaan Arboretum ©
Hevoshaan Arboretum
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Repovesi National Park. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, and then let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Pihamaa Estate & Winery and then look for gifts at Kinnarin Tila & Pioni Ja Piironki.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Kouvola in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Padasjoki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Lahti, Asikkala, Hollola
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola
Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park

2
nights
Padasjoki

Padasjoki ©
Padasjoki is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Päijänteen kansallispuisto. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Päijänteen kansallispuisto.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Padasjoki driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Padasjoki in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Padasjoki

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Evo Hiking Area
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Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Päijänteen kansallispuisto ©
Päijänteen kansallispuisto

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