15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Pori
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
7
Turku
— 3 nights

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori tour itinerary planning website.

Helsinki to Pori is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
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.
On the 26th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and then take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki Cathedral. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 31st (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Woikosken Automuseo, then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola online travel route builder.

Getting from Helsinki to Kouvola by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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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.
Visiting Uto and Bike Rental - by Carfield will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo will thrill your kids. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Nagu Church in Nagu, about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, trek along The Archipelago Trail, ponder the design of Harmonia, and take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online trip builder.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova