15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Mariehamn
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 4 nights
4
Tampere
— 4 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Do some cultural sightseeing at The National Museum of Finland and Maritime Centre Vellamo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Castle Hill (in Porvoo), Ahola (in Jarvenpaa) and Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden & St. Nicholas Orthodox Church). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church, take a stroll through Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Vantaa, Ahola, EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
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Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

1
night
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 9th (Thu), explore the engaging exhibits at The Cultural History Museum of Aland, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thenexamine the collection at Museumship Pommern, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Rauma and Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo (in Ypaja), The Old Town Hall Museum (in Rauma) and Koylio Church (in Koylio). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku itinerary planner.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo, Naantali Old Town, Koylio Church
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Hame Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Villa Mairea (in Noormarkku) and Pori (Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), Yyteri Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tampere visit planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pori, Hame Castle, Villa Mairea, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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