15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): paddle through the water with Archipelago National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island route tool .

Jerusalem, Israel to Kimito Island is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, things will get much colder in Kimito Island: highs are around 24°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and The Archipelago Trail. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya--about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum, and have fun at Moomin World.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Palace of Junnelius, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get great views at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. August in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rantasalmi itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Rantasalmi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach. On the next day, see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip builder app .

Drive from Rantasalmi to Tampere in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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 Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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