15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Fri), wander the streets of Ullanlinna, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, wander the streets of Katajanokka, thenexplore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally steep yourself in history at Pohjolan toimitalo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Martinkirkko, and finally kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online tour planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, thenkick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, thenenjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Space Bowling & Billiards.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori trip app.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Pori, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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 16th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere online trip builder.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Sat), witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You will leave for Kotka on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

3
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and Main Building of Military School. Get outdoors at Beach Mansikkalahti and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala) and Bunker Museum (in Virolahti). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, and contemplate the long history of Hamina Fortress.

Plan a Kotka trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hamina, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Salpa Line Museum, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Bunker Museum
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral ©
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

Similar Plans

16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM FINLAND January, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: January, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, kids, outdoors, beaches, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, beaches, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 17 days in Finland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, relaxing, popular sights Preferences: July, relaxing Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Finland BY A USER FROM FRANCE February, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Finland BY A USER FROM LUXEMBOURG September, culture, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Finland BY A USER FROM IRELAND December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 30 days in Finland BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS March, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced
See more plans