15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): browse for treasures at Antikbutiken, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

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

New York City, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Mariehamn hover around 68°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Kastelholm Castle ©
Must see
Kastelholm Castle
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3
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do your shopping at Turun Kauppahalli and Gallery A. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Old Rauma. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, browse the collection at Turku City Library, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planning app.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Old Rauma ©
Must see
Old Rauma
4.5
Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4

1
night
Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pori online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
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Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Shopping Mall
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
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2
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 17th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

2
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Lappeenranta

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 19th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Rautjarven kirkko, browse the different shops at IsoKristiina, pause for some serene contemplation at Savitaipale Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lemin kirkko, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ristikankaan kappeli.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planning website.

Take a train from Tampere to Lappeenranta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Imatra Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Cathedral of Porvoo. Mannerheim Museum and Ungern and Rosen Fortresses will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop & Porvoo Old Town) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's still lots to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, view the masterpieces at CraftCorner, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mannerheim Museum ©
Historic Site
Mannerheim Museum
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