15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Mariehamn
— 4 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Mikkeli
— 4 nights
5
Helsinki
— 1 night

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Porvoo Old Town and Cathedral of Porvoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden & Linden Esplanade). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Munich, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Munich in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
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Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kastelholm Castle and Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. Take a break from Mariehamn with a short trip to Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum in Eckero, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, steep yourself in history at The Maritime Quarter, head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 16th (Fri), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online itinerary planner.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

4
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Olavinlinna Castle and Repovesi National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mikkeli: Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju), Lappeenranta (Lappeenranta Fortress, Sandcastle Lappeenranta, &more) and Pikkukirkko (in Savonlinna). Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Linnansaari National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mikkeli online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Turku to Mikkeli by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Savonlinna, Punkaharju Ridge, Linnansaari National Park, Imatra Waterfall
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online route planner.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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