15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h
End: Cluj-Napoca

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kastelholm Castle, The Cultural History Museum of Aland and The Aland Island Art Museum. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): have fun and explore at The Cultural History Museum of Aland, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to Bomarsund, then explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, and then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn tour itinerary planner.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Mariehamn is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in August, you will find days in Mariehamn are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sund
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Rauma. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku visit planning website.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Moomin World, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Moomin Museum, Spy Museum, Tampere Art Museum, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Rovaniemi on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Snowman World Igloo Hotel, Christmas House Santa, Arctic Circle Information, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum