15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Kuopio
— 2 nights
5
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
6
Vaasa
— 1 night
7
Turku
— 4 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centre. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Heureka in Vantaa, approximately Vantaa away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Lappeenranta by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenmake a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, thensee the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, thentake in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, and finally examine the collection at VB Photographic Centre. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, thenexamine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Matkus Shopping Center.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kuopio travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Kuopio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, thenexamine the collection at Toivolan Vanha Piha, and finally see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla route maker tool.

Getting from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Terranova, thenexamine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, thensample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and finally steep yourself in history at Stromso.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Historic Sites
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Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Stromso ©
Stromso

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Head to Turun Kauppahalli and Galleria Joellafor plenty of shopping. Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Old Rauma (in Rauma). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Turku online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Naantali, Bellevue Beach, Old Rauma
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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