15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Inari
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Turku
— 1 day
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Pune

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Senate Square, and pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. 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 enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then get all the information you need at Riihisaari, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna road trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step off the beaten path and head to Siida and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Inari is little chillier than Savonlinna - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas and then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi attractions website .

Drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Museums
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then tour or see a game at Irti Maasta Tampere, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip maker app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat 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) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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day
Turku

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): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip planning app .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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