15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
2
Rauma
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 3 nights
4
Aland Island
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

3
nights
Savonlinna

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 °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punkaharju Ridge, Linnansaari National Park, Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

2
nights
Rauma

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, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, thentake 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 °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Yyteri Beach
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum

3
nights
Turku

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 Cathedral and Turku Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Pargas (ArtBank & Pargas Church), Sjalo Church Museum (in Seili Island) and Nagu Church (in Nagu). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Turku trip planning site.

Getting from Rauma to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pargas, Kurjenrahka National Park, Nagu Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

2
nights
Aland Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, and then examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Aland Island trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Aland Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

4
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.
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 drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka