15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Adventure Park Zippy. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, head outdoors with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning website.

Valletta, Malta to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Valletta in July, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral


Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from the city and head to Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

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Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuusisto Manor, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park


Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some cultural insight at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Holy Cross Church. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and stroll through Suolijarvi Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planning tool.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Holy Cross Church
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park