15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
5
Kotka
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6

5
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Helsinki route site.

Jerusalem, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Explore hidden gems such as Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Turku Cathedral. Step out of Turku to go to Askainen and see Louhisaari Manor, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, and admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by Tammelantori, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder website.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 26th (Wed), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then get all the information you need at Riihisaari, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

3
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then make a trip to Linden Esplanade. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Lehman and then examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kotka online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila