15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Raseborg
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Fiskars
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Jarvenpaa
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
7
Porvoo
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Helsinki

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Mannerheim Museum and The Aalto House. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, and learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online attractions planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Raseborg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

1
night
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 18th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Fagervik Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko, then explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, then get engrossed in the history at EKTA museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Forngarden Folk Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Ekenas Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Raseborg itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Raseborg in 1.5 hours. August in Raseborg sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Snappertunan kirkko
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Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle
EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 20th (Tue), make a trip to Gunnarstrand, take an in-depth tour of Hanko Museum, then make a trip to Pike's Gut, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hanko day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Raseborg to Hanko takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Fiskars.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Museum ©
Hanko Museum
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut

1
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Fiskars

Fiskars ©
On the 21st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Fiskars Village and then examine the collection at Fiskars museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fiskars day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hanko to Fiskars takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Fiskars can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Fiskars

Historic Sites Museums
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Fiskars Museum ©
Fiskars Museum
Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner .

Drive from Fiskars to Turku in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Jarvenpaa

Jarvenpaa ©
Järvenpää is a town and municipality of Finland.HistoryJärvenpää was separated from its parent community Tuusula in 1951. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kaunissaari and Home of Aleksis Kivi. Step out of Jarvenpaa to go to Sipoo and see Sipoonkorpi National Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jarvenpaan kirkko.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jarvenpaa trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Jarvenpaa in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Jarvenpaa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sipoo, Home of Aleksis Kivi
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Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo ©
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
Home of Aleksis Kivi ©
Home of Aleksis Kivi

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral of Porvoo and Hiidenvuori. Get some historical perspective at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral and Söderskärin majakka. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porvoo: St. Nicholas Orthodox Church (in Kotka), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). There's much more to do: get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, don't miss a visit to Orthodox Church Porvoo, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, and stop by Pieni Suklaatehdas.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Jarvenpaa to Porvoo takes an hour. In August in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Hiidenvuori, Hiidenkirnut
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori