15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 3 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
5
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
6
Oulu
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Sun), stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, thenwalk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere journey tool.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Tampere is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, thentake an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pori day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Relax by the water at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, get your game on at Moomin World, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and don't miss a visit to Abo Akademi.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Turku itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 13th (Sat), indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, thenappreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 14th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venajanhiekka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hiidenportti National Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Sotkamo fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Savonlinna to Sotkamo by car takes about 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 16th (Tue), hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, get a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, walk around Ainolan Puisto, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Oulu driving holiday planner.

Drive from Sotkamo to Oulu in 3 hours. July in Oulu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get some cultural insight at Helsinki Cathedral and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Lohja and see Aurlahti Beach, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stroll through The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and stop by Ullanlinna.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aurlahti Beach, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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