15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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3
nights
Helsinki

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.
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 maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder website.

Las Vegas, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. 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 · Spas

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Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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 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 fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a 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

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

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

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 find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, 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 take a train; 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 drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Turku vacation planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; 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
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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 see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Bomarsund.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn online travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from Turku to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Lilla holmen ©
Lilla holmen

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. 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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