15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

5
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 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
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 30th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Here are some ideas for day two: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari visit planner.

Drive from Turku to Mustasaari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip app.

Explore your travel options from Savonlinna to Pyhatunturi with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in October; daily highs in Pyhatunturi reach 3°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch a live event at Lappi Areena, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

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

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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