15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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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. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Aalto House. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Raseborg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 18th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fagervik Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko, then explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, then take an in-depth tour of EKTA museum, and finally admire the masterpieces 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 find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Raseborg online day trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Raseborg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Raseborg

Nature Parks 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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Gunnarstrand, take an in-depth tour of Hanko Museum, then steep yourself in history at Pike's Gut, and finally hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hanko tour website.

You can drive from Raseborg to Hanko in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Fiskars.

Things to do in Hanko

Wildlife Outdoors Trails
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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 contemplate the long history of Fiskars Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fiskars route builder tool.

You can drive from Hanko to Fiskars in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Fiskars

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

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku route planner.

Traveling by car from Fiskars to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Turku

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

3
nights
Jarvenpaa

Jarvenpaa ©
Järvenpää is a town and municipality of Finland.HistoryJärvenpää was separated from its parent community Tuusula in 1951. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius and Kaunissaari. You'll explore and learn at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo and Home of Aleksis Kivi. Change things up with a short trip to Sipoonkorpi National Park in Sipoo (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jarvenpaan kirkko.

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Drive from Turku to Jarvenpaa in 2.5 hours. August in Jarvenpaa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sipoo, Home of Aleksis Kivi
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Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius ©
Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo ©
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
Home of Aleksis Kivi ©
Home of Aleksis Kivi

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nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum and Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Hiidenvuori and Porvoo Old Town. Explore Porvoo's surroundings by going to Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral (in Hamina), Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, make a trip to Söderskärin majakka, and stroll around Runeberg Park.

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

Traveling by car from Jarvenpaa to Porvoo takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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