15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h
End: Paris

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.
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Linnanmaki Amusement Park and The Swimming Stadium. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planner.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Helsinki. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in July, with highs in Helsinki at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 31st (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. July in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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 1st (Wed): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Turku City Library, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tampere holiday planning app.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Junnelius, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori holiday planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

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

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

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
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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