15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Kotka
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sao Paulo

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Ullanlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online tour itinerary planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In April, Helsinki is much colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 8th (Mon), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Akaslompolo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in April, expect Akaslompolo to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Akaslompolo to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from Akaslompolo in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Turku: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 11th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto, then get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pori trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Pori, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then examine the collection at Lenin Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tampere holiday maker tool .

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

2
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. On the 14th (Sun), head off the coast to Lehman, take in the pleasant sights at Stromforsin ruukki, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Isopuisto Park, then contemplate the long history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kotka are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Stromforsin ruukki, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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