15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
4
Pori
— 2 nights
5
Vaasa
— 2 nights
6
Kokkola
— 3 nights

2
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

Tampa, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. In August, Helsinki is colder than Tampa - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, 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. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, get great views at Rauma Water Tower, brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, thenexamine the collection at Marela Museum House, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, examine the collection at Automobile Museum, thenexamine the collection at Bonk Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rauma trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rauma are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Uusikaupunki
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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, stop by Patakirppis, thendon't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally stroll around Kirjurinluoto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, stroll through Yyteri Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pori trip website.

You can drive from Rauma to Pori in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Parks Museums
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Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 3rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Terranova, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, thencool off at Tropiclandia, and finally take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa road trip site.

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Vaasa are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

3
nights
Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 5th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum, see the interesting displays at Arctic Museum Nanoq, thensee the interesting displays at The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Neristan (Old Wooden Town). On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Kannuksen Kirkko, explore the world behind art at K.H. Renlund Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Aspegrens Rosenlund.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kokkola trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Kokkola takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kokkola are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pietarsaari, Kannuksen Kirkko
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Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Aspegrens Rosenlund ©
Aspegrens Rosenlund
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

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