15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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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.
Pack the 3rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Charlotte, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in September: highs in Helsinki hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
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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 7th (Fri): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and then get your game on at Moomin World.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

3
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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.
Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

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You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

2
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi visit planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Tampere, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mustasaari road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari with the Route module. September in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

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