15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Lahti
— 1 day
2
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 1 night
6
Turku
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 6 nights

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at The Recreational Fishing Museum of Finland, thenstroll through Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, thenadmire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and finally get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lahti, use our trip itinerary maker.

Portland, USA to Lahti is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in March: highs in Lahti hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Lahti

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Recreational Fishing Museum of Finland, Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venajanhiekka. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sotkamo online trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Lahti to Sotkamo with the Route module. Traveling from Lahti in March, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Sotkamo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 14th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sotkamo to Mustasaari by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mustasaari when traveling from Sotkamo in March, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius, view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Pori takes 3 hours. March in Pori sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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

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night
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 16th (Sat): head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online trip builder.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Tampere sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku day trip website.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

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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 Norman Travels will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Market Hall and Marimekko. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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