15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Grand Rapids
Fly:  20 h
1
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Subway + Foot + Train:  20 h 30 min
End: Grand Rapids

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. You've now added Zip Adventure Park to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): get interesting insight from Zip Adventure Park, then contemplate the long history of Stromso, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa trip itinerary planner.

Grand Rapids, USA to Vaasa is an approximately 25- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Rapids to Vaasa is 7 hours. Traveling from Grand Rapids in September, expect Vaasa to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Zip Adventure Park ©
Zip Adventure Park
Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kirjurinluoto as well as Mysteeri Pori - Escape Room with a Story. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, then stroll around Kirjurinluoto, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and finally test your team's savvy at Mysteeri Pori - Escape Room with a Story.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Pori are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Parks Fun & Games
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Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
Porin Kauppahalli ©
Porin Kauppahalli
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You've now added Ideapark to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then look for gifts at Ideapark.

To find maps and more tourist information, go to the Tampere holiday planner.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Tampere, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ideapark ©
Ideapark

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Turku Cathedral. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Turun Kauppahalli. Kids will appreciate attractions like Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Pernio to see Teijo National Park about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku tour planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Naantali Old Town, Bellevue Beach, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Artisaani. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, wander the streets of Katajanokka, visit Ullanlinna, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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