15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kingston
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Imatra
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 30​min
5
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Kingston

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kouvola trip site .

Kingston, Canada to Kouvola is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingston to Kouvola is 7 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kingston in June since evenings lows in Kouvola dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Imatra.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Siikalahti Wetland and Lammassaari Island. Get outdoors at Imatra Waterfall and Kummakivi Boulder. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Imatra: The Parikkala Sculpture Park (in Parikkala), Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju) and Saimaa Canal (in Lappeenranta). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, head off the coast to Malonsaari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Imatra trip builder site .

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Imatra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Parikkala, Lappeenranta, Kummakivi Boulder, Kerimaki Church, Punkaharju Ridge
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Kiutakongas Rapids. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Imatra to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Imatra in June, with highs in Kuusamo at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 9th (Sun), get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get your game on at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kuusamo to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Kirjurinluoto, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pori travel route planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Pori takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In June in Pori, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Teijo national park and Room Escape Games. Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Bellevue Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fagervik Museum in Inkoo (about 1 hour away). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning site .

You can drive from Pori to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Fagervik Museum, Bellevue Beach
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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