15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 3 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mannerheim Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Popular historic sites such as Johannes Church and Cathedral of Porvoo are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Brunberg Candy Factory Shop) and Loviisan kirkko (in Loviisa). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Helsinki, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder website.

Cape Town, South Africa to Helsinki is an approximately 19-hour flight. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cape Town in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trips

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church

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.
On the 6th (Mon), browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Skanssi, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planning tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally stop by Ideapark. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Fun & Games

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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find out how to plan a trip to Savonlinna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Icekarting Levi and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Spend the 12th (Sun) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi online itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Levi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Savonlinna in April: highs in Levi hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Your Piece Of Finland and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online travel planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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