7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
ferry:  1​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Tallinn

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker website .

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 2-hour ferry ride. You can also fly. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Room Escape Games

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko, then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, then explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolovesi National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna attractions planner .

You can drive from Kouvola to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Siikalahti Wetland, Kummakivi Boulder, Kerimaki Church, Kolovesi National Park
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo online vacation maker .

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 August, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Safaris
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

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night
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 24th (Sat): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku travel route planning website .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Turku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel

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