9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Imatra
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
End: Helsinki

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 21st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip planner.

Helsinki to Kimito Island is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
We've included these beaches for you: Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Kurjenrahka National Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku travel route site.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

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
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then head outdoors with Karhunkierros, and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip planner.

Fly from Turku to Kuusamo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Turku, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kuusamo, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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 28th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then get all the information you need at Riihisaari, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Savonlinna by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll through Malonsaari, stroll through Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Imatra trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

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