15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Saariselka
— 1 night
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Imatra
— 1 day
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
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Turku
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 2nd (Sat), fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Saariselka online trip itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Saariselka is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in November, with highs in Saariselka at -3°C and lows at -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Imatrankoski.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Imatra attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Saariselka to Imatra in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saariselka in November, expect Imatra to be somewhat warmer, temps between 2°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
4.3
Religious Site
Church of St. Nicholas
5.0

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at S/S Salama.

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Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
4.4
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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hiekka Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Tampere are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then shop like a local with Pori Art Museum, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Pori, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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Art Gallery
Pori Art Museum
4.2

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Naantali Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku road trip site.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online route maker.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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National Park
Nuuksio National Park
4.7

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