15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 3 nights
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Marimekko, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online visit planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Helsinki is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Helsinki is minus 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in July: highs in Helsinki hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 25th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenstroll through Kobba Klintar, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

Plan my day in Mariehamn using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Mariehamn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, thenindulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mariehamn to Savonlinna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. On your second day here, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, examine the collection at Villa Mairea, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Pori takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Appreciate the collections at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Turku Cathedral and Archangel Michael's church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kimito Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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