15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Turku
— 1 day
Fly

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around Sibelius Monument, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Pune to Helsinki. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

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2
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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online trip builder.

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
4.4

3
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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore hidden gems such as Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. The adventure continues: wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and get great views at Otsamo Fell.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inari online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Inari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Savonlinna in May, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 1°C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Outdoor Activity
Lake Inari
4.5

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Fri), Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Auttikongas and then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi holiday builder app.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games
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Auttikongas ©
Waterfall
Auttikongas
4.6
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
4.5

3
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in May: highs in Tampere hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

1
day
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku travel route tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums
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Highlights from your trip
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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