15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Naantali
— 1 night
4
Rauma
— 1 night
5
Pori
— 1 night
6
Tampere
— 1 night
7
Vaasa
— 1 night
8
Oulu
— 1 night
9
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
10
Levi
— 1 night
11
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
12
Lieksa
— 1 night
13
Lahti
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thenlook for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, and finally hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip tool.

Stuttgart, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Stuttgart in October, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

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

1
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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 15th (Tue): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, thenexplore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Trails
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 16th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Naantali online trip itinerary builder.

Naantali is just a stone's throw from Turku. In October, daily temperatures in Naantali can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Naantali

Theme Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

1
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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 17th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, thentake an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Rauma, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 18th (Fri), stroll through Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, thenstroll around Kirjurinluoto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pori day trip planning tool.

Getting from Rauma to Pori by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October in Pori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tampere holiday builder app.

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 20th (Sun), examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, thenstep off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then see the interesting displays at Terranova.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Vaasa vacation maker app.

Take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Oulu Cathedral, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and then stroll around Hupisaaret Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Oulu using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oulu in October: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, thenhave some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and finally stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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night
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, make a trip to Paateri, and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lieksa trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Akaslompolo to Lieksa. Traveling from Akaslompolo in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lieksa, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Paateri ©
Paateri

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night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Kiikunlahde, thentake a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, thenexamine the collection at Apulandia, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip planning tool.

Getting from Lieksa to Lahti by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Kiikunlahde
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Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor
Apulandia ©
Apulandia

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