15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Raseborg
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Pohjolan toimitalo. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

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

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Inari route maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in August; daily highs in Inari reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 30th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally perfect your strike at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pori planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Inari to Pori takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get in touch with nature at Uto and Vepsa Island. Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Korpo Church. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and visit Naantali Old Town.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Korpo Church, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island online holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Raseborg.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

2
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 6th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Teijo National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy and then hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Raseborg day trip tool.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Raseborg in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Raseborg

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pernio, Tulliniemi Nature Path
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

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