15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
4
Tornio
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
6
Lahti
— 2 nights

2
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 a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Bring the kids along to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Ekenas Archipelago National Park in Raseborg, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church and shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

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Atlanta, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in June, with highs in Helsinki at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa and Serlachius Museum Gustaf. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and The Parola Armour Museum. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art in Mantta-Vilppula--about 1h 20 min away. There's more to do: look for gifts at Ideapark and enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online road trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, The Parola Armour Museum, Ideapark
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The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to The Predator Center in Kuusamo and Shopping Center Kumpare. Bring the kids along to Julma Olkky and Kiutakongas Rapids. When in Kuusamo, make a side trip to see Hossa National Park in Suomussalmi, approximately Suomussalmi away. There's more to do: look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop.

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Traveling by flight from Tampere to Kuusamo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Tornio.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Hossa National Park
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Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

1
night
Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tornio trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Tornio in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tornio are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tornio

Museums Historic Sites
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 10th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, and then expand your understanding of the military at Salpa Line.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna route builder.

Drive from Tornio to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

2
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti online trip maker.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lahti in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Lahti are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lahti

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Sysma
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Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail
Sysma Church ©
Sysma Church
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko

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