15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly to Mariehamn, Drive to Aland Island
4
Aland Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Mariehamn, Fly to Helsinki
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 1st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip maker site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Savonlinna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in October; daily highs in Savonlinna reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Imatra Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
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Rauma

Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rauma online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Rauma takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Yyteri Beach ©
Beach
Yyteri Beach
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Old Rauma ©
World heritage site
Old Rauma
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Automobile Museum
Specialty Museum
Automobile Museum
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3
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from the city and head to Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Nagu Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Pargas (ArtBank & Pargas Church) and Sjalo Church Museum (in Seili Island). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku attractions planner.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Turku sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
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Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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Aland Island

There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Bomarsund, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, and then examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Aland Island trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Turku to Aland Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In October, daytime highs in Aland Island are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Kobba Klintar ©
Island
Kobba Klintar
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
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Museumship Pommern ©
Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
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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.
Visiting Hietaranta Beach and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Aland Island to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Katajanokka ©
Neighborhood
Katajanokka
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