15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  3 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Lappeenranta
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, examine the collection at Finnish Aviation Museum, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Finnish Aviation Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

4
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lappeenranta Fortress and Savitaipale Church. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Marian Kirkko (in Hamina) and Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, look for gifts at MyGoodKnife, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Helsinki to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Salpa Line Museum, Savitaipale Church, Marian Kirkko, Taipalsaaren kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Rauma and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to The Church of the Holy Cross in Rauma, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Let the collections at Vapriikin Museokeskus and The Parola Armour Museum capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Venture out of the city with trips to Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna). There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and see the interesting displays at Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia.

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Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Parola Armour Museum, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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