15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Mustasaari
— 1 day
6
Muonio
— 1 day
7
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
8
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

4
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 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip app.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, Helsinki is much colder than Kuwait City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, thenget your game on at Moomin World, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexamine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 24th (Wed), head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 25th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Savonlinna tour itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari route builder app.

Explore your travel options from Savonlinna to Mustasaari with the Route module. October in Mustasaari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

1
day
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 27th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Muonio trip builder site.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Muonio with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mustasaari in October; daily highs in Muonio reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi journey planning tool.

Drive from Muonio to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Mon), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, thenget your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, thencatch a live event at Lappi Areena, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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