15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and ARTag Gallery. Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Brunberg Candy Factory Shop (in Porvoo) and Gumbostrand Konst & Form (in Sipoo). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Lapinlahti, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Gumbostrand Konst & Form
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and Pyhan Birgitan kirkko. Head to Laukko Manor and Haihara Art Centrefor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa), The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tampere tour planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vitikkala Manor, The Parola Armour Museum, Visavuori, Laukko Manor, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Visavuori ©
Visavuori
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll through Yyteri Beach, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum, thenlook for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Photographic Centre Peri. You'll explore and learn at Galleria Joella and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Bellevue Beach in Hanko--about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Bellevue Beach
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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