15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
5
Rantasalmi
— 1 day
6
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
7
Oulu
— 1 night
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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

Dusseldorf, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dusseldorf in August, things will get a bit cooler in Tampere: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Poytya to see Kurjenrahka National Park about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along The Archipelago Trail, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor, and deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kuusisto Manor, Kultaranta Garden
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for gifts at Patakirppis, thenstroll through Yyteri Beach, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pori trip planning app.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Outdoors Beaches
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Patakirppis ©
Patakirppis
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 23rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. August in Mustasaari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rantasalmi trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at Hiukka and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venajanhiekka. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sotkamo day trip planning site.

Drive from Rantasalmi to Sotkamo in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, and then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

Start your trip to Oulu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Oulu in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Oulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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