15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

5
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 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find out how to plan a trip to Helsinki, use our trip itinerary maker.

Vancouver, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vancouver in October, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip app.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Naantali, Rauma
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 11th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mustasaari tour planning app.

Drive from Turku to Mustasaari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 12th (Fri), look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, thenappreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna with the Route module. In October in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Marttiini Store Old Factory, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Savonlinna in October, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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