7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Helsinki
— 1 day
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 1 night

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online travel planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
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, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola trip maker website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kouvola in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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): take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Siikalahti Wetland, Kummakivi Boulder
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Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip maker tool.

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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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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): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thenget engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Turku route maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Turku in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. August in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

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