15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
3
Muonio
— 1 night
4
Mustasaari
— 1 day
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Turku
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Sun), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip builder.

San Francisco, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Francisco to Rovaniemi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in May; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pyhatunturi trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Muonio route planning tool.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Muonio in 3 hours. When traveling from Pyhatunturi in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Muonio: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Mustasaari route app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Muonio to Mustasaari. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Muonio in May, with highs in Mustasaari at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

2
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: Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku online day trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rauma, Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Pack the 30th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, meet the residents at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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