15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hakaniemi Market. On the 13th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Las Vegas, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 10 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 48°F and lows about 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, stroll around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Helsinki in October, you will find days in Savonlinna are little chillier (43°F), and nights are about the same (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Taito Shop Savonlinna
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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.
Santa Claus Village has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary tool.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Savonlinna in October, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 37°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Winter Sports · Museums · Nature
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Waterfall
Auttikongas
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

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): see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in October: highs in Tampere hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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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 21st (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, go for a walk through Gunnarstrand, and then stroll through Bellevue Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, walk around Kupittaa Park, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

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Castle
Turku Castle
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Porvoo Old Town has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki route planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trip

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Landmark
Porvoo Old Town
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