15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  2 h
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Ferry:  6 h
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Las Vegas


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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder website.

Las Vegas, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Helsinki. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Helsinki at 48°F and lows at 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in October; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 37°F and lows reach 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tampere, with highs around 45°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To find more things to do and tourist information, use the Turku vacation planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 35°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Mon) before leaving for Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, walk around Lilla holmen, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kobba Klintar, then explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in October, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sund, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll around Observatory Hill Park, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

Make your Helsinki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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