15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Vaasa
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 2nd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Tikanoja Art Museum, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Kyr0 Distillery Company.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vaasa is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Vaasa. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Vaasa at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Tikanoja Art Museum ©
Tikanoja Art Museum

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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.
Head to Vitikkala Manor and Pori Art Museumfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Yyteri Beach and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Tampere by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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.
Kids will enjoy Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. Do your shopping at Turun Taidehalli and Galleria Joella. Change things up with a short trip to Bellevue Beach in Hanko (about 1h 55 min away). The adventure continues: get your game on at Moomin World, admire the local landmark of Harmonia, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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