15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Joensuu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Turku
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing planner .

Atlanta, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joensuu: Lieksa (Pielisen Museum, Neitikoski Rapids, & more), Savonlinna (Riihisaari, Pikkukirkko, & more) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Joensuu trip itinerary builder app .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Joensuu with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Savonlinna, Lieksa, Kerimaki Church, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Tampere (Pyynikki's Swim Hall, Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, & more) and Old Rauma (in Rauma). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, trek along The Archipelago Trail, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Joensuu to Turku in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Tampere, Naantali, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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