15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Lahti
— Few hours
train:  1​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
4
Mustasaari
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
5
Tampere
— 1 night
Train- fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Spokane

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Lahti

Lahti
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti tour itinerary maker .

Spokane, USA to Lahti is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. When traveling from Spokane in September, plan for little chillier days in Lahti, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Outdoors Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and then meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Beaches Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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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 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then cool off at JukuPark Turku.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Turku driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mustasaari trip app .

Explore your travel options from Turku to Mustasaari with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 19th (Thu), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

Find out how to plan Tampere trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Tampere with the Route module. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Wild About Lapland and Huskypoint. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Kemi to see SnowCastle about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in September, you will find days in Rovaniemi are little chillier (13°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

SnowCastle of Kemi
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SnowCastle of Kemi ©
SnowCastle of Kemi
Huskypoint ©
Huskypoint
Wild About Lapland ©
Wild About Lapland

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio), Levi (Kid's Land & Ice Karting Levi) and Snow Village (in Kittila).

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip builder site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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