15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Oulu
— 1 night
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
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Kotka
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
7
Tampere
— 1 night

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 25th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, then walk around Ainolan Puisto, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oulu trip itinerary builder app.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Oulu is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Oulu due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dusseldorf, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Oulu, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 27th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally trek along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, then don't miss a visit to Paateri, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park travel planner.

Drive from Oulu to Koli National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

3
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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. Family-friendly places like Repovesi National Park and Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Kouvola (World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill & Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, admire the natural beauty at Fuksinpuisto Park, pause for some photo ops at German Self-Propelled Gun StuG III, and stroll around Sapokka Water Garden.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Kotka sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip tool.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Sat), test your problem-solving skills at Mysteeri Pori - Escape Room with a Story, stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pori tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Childrens Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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