15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
7
Kouvola
— 2 nights
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Warsaw

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner .

Warsaw, Poland to Tampere is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Tampere is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Warsaw in August, with highs in Tampere at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 9th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma online trip builder .

You can drive from Tampere to Rauma in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik, then identify plant and animal life at Oro, and then take in the waterfront activity at Helsingholm Guest Harbour. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Archipelago National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Kimito Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, and finally step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, have fun at Moomin World, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip tool .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Moomin World
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 14th (Tue), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, explore the world behind art at Alands konstmuseum, then stroll through Lilla holmen, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner .

Getting from Mariehamn to Savonlinna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, admire the striking features of Main Building of Military School, get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, then don't miss a visit to Linden Esplanade, and finally identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Kouvola by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Stromforsin ruukki, Arboretum Mustila
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen. Kansallisgalleria and Fagervik Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo and explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Kouvola to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fagervik Museum, Nuuksio National Park, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Design Museum ©
Design Museum

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