15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Vaasa
— 2 nights
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Joensuu
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker.

Montreal, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Helsinki is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Montreal in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): hike along The Archipelago Trail, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Uto, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and then get all the equipment you need at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

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

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 10th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, get great views at Saltkaret, and then explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Terranova, relax in the rural setting at Aava Kertun Kotitila, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally examine the collection at Stundars Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joensuu: Paateri (in Lieksa), Koli National Park (Paha-Koli Hill, Pielinen, &more) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli).

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Joensuu road trip planning app.

Drive from Vaasa to Joensuu in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. October in Joensuu sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): wander the wide-open spaces of Napapiirin Porofarmi, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then get a taste of the local shopping with Marttiini Store Old Factory, and then identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Joensuu in October, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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