15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  8​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly + train:  4​h
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Fiskars
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tuusula
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Ljubljana

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 30th (Sat), take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi journey maker tool .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ljubljana in June: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Nature, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli and then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner .

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Oulu to Tampere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

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#Parks, #Beaches, #Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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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 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moomin World.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fiskars.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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hours
Fiskars

Fiskars ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Fiskars Village.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fiskars travel route planning website .

You can drive from Turku to Fiskars in 1.5 hours. July in Fiskars sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tuusula.
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Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village

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night
Tuusula

Tuusula ©
Tuusula is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Kuhakoski Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Tuusula Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Jarvenpaan kirkko, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lemmenlaakson luonnonsuojelualue, and finally admire all the interesting features of Savijarvi Gard Manor.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tuusula online day trip planner .

You can drive from Fiskars to Tuusula in 2 hours. July in Tuusula sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Tuusula

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jarvenpaa, Kuhakoski Waterfall, Savijarvi Gard Manor
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Tuusula Church ©
Tuusula Church
Jarvenpaan kirkko ©
Jarvenpaan kirkko

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nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Loviisa vacation planning app .

Getting from Tuusula to Loviisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Loviisa

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stromforsin ruukki, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, St Michael Church
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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hours
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Kokonniemi, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park, and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo day trip planning tool .

Porvoo is just a stone's throw from Loviisa. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

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#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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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.
Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Old Market Hall and Marimekko. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, and look for gifts at Boss Shop.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral