15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour builder tool .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in July; daily highs in Helsinki reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 26th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Vepsa Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 28th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and finally stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then catch some excitement at Oulu Climbing Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Oulu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, head outdoors with Karhunkierros, then admire the sheer force of Kiutakongas Rapids, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kuusamo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by bus from Oulu to Kuusamo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

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nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): trek along Akka-Koli Hill, trek along Paha-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park itinerary maker website .

Drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

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nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, kick back and relax at Lehman, and then kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka day trip website .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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