15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Sat), see Santa Claus Office, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi itinerary maker.

Ottawa, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in September, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 13°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), then examine the collection at The Parola Armour Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso, examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, and finally take an in-depth tour of Visavuori.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tampere holiday planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Uusikaupunki Old Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Automobile Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen), Nagu Church (in Nagu) and Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pargas Church, and admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then explore the world behind art at Pori Art Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Pori are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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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.
Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Finnish Aviation Museum. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Maritime Centre Vellamo in Kotka, approximately Kotka away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday planner.

Drive from Pori to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna