15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip builder

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. In August, Rovaniemi is little chillier than London - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Paha-Koli Hill, Pielinen, &more), Lieksa (Paateri & Pielisen Museum) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli).

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Joensuu trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rovaniemi to Joensuu. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

5
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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

Explore your travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Old Rauma
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

Similar Plans

18 days in Finland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Finland BY A USER FROM MEXICO September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Finland BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM DENMARK June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 32 days in Finland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 28 days in Finland BY A USER FROM KENYA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Finland BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans