15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Rauma
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 day
6
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
7
Inari
— 1 night
8
Helsinki
— 2 nights

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tampere route maker.

Berlin, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. July in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Isokari Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rauma trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Rauma takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pori, Isokari Lighthouse
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thentake in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo online road trip planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 7th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inari tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenlearn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, thenexplore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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