15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
3
Kotka
— 2 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Vaasa
— 2 nights
6
Tampere
— 3 nights

3
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.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galerie Forsblom. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker website.

Birmingham, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Birmingham to Helsinki. Traveling from Birmingham in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Helsinki, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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 11th (Sat), admire the striking features of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti, visit Linden Esplanade, thensteep yourself in history at Kotka Church, and finally walk around Riverside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, thenshop like a local with Poikilo - Museums, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

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Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Kotka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kouvola, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, thenkick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

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You can drive from Kotka to Pori in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Tikanoja Art Museum, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery, thensee the interesting displays at Terranova, and finally examine the collection at Stundars Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa online travel route builder.

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Tikanoja Art Museum ©
Tikanoja Art Museum

3
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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore and learn at Laukko Manor and Galleria Ronga. Shop till you drop at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti and Haihara Art Centre. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi--about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip app.

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Laukko Manor
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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