15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1​h
1
Hameenlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Kokkola
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hame Castle, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius and Iittala Glass Center. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Haemeenlinna trip itinerary builder .

Helsinki to Haemeenlinna is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July in Haemeenlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tampere.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius
Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Moomin Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Moomin Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

You can take a train from Haemeenlinna to Tampere in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 31st (Wed), you're off toKokkola.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums
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Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

3
nights
Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. You've now added Stundars Museum to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum and then wander the streets of Neristan (Old Wooden Town).

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kokkola online travel route builder .

You can drive from Tampere to Kokkola in 4.5 hours. July in Kokkola sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arctic Museum Nanoq, Stundars Museum
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Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kokkola to Turku in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kansallisgalleria and Maritime Centre Vellamo. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Runeberg Park, The Runeberg Home, & more) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planning site .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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