15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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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
Drive:  4 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  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 Room Escape Games. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip planner.

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 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

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

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nights
Savonlinna

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, thensee 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

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

3
nights
Inari

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 Lake Inari. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

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 ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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, thensee 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 fly. 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

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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenhave 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

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thendon'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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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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