15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 9 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights

9
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kivinokka. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, visit Katajanokka, step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday planner.

Valletta, Malta to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Helsinki. In July, Helsinki is slightly colder than Valletta - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive 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

3
nights
Turku

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 Turku Cathedral. 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 Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

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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 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°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

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

2
nights
Tampere

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 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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