15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Hanko
— Few hours
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 1 night
5
Inari
— 2 nights
6
Savonlinna
— 1 day
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Hanko

Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hanko online journey builder.

Seattle, USA to Hanko is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Hanko is 10 hours. Traveling from Seattle in November, expect Hanko to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Turku.
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Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Kauppakeskus Mylly. Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Cathedral and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku day trip planning website.

Drive from Hanko to Turku in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 29th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally steep yourself in history at Palace of Junnelius.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pori trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, thenmake a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Levi travel route builder tool.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Pori to Levi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Pori in December, with highs in Levi at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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 3rd (Tue): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, make a trip to Riihisaari, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Inari to Savonlinna by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Savonlinna is somewhat warmer than Inari - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stromforsin Ruukki. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder.

Getting from Savonlinna to Helsinki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Savonlinna in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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