15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  19​h
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see Santa Claus Office and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi holiday maker app .

Los Angeles, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Rovaniemi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in June, with highs in Rovaniemi at 60°F and lows at 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tampere.

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary site .

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

3
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 9th (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moomin World.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

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Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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.
Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki journey planning site .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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