15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Islamabad
Fly:  21 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Islamabad

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally make a trip to Marttiini Store Old Factory. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20- hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Islamabad in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari online trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari with the Route module. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Mustasaari to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Pori takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 27th (Thu), kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aleksanterin Kirkko, and finally browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, view the masterpieces at Gallery A, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip planner.

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Beaches Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island road trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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 historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, make a splash at The Swimming Stadium, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip tool.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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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