15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Imatra
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 4 nights

5
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore hidden gems such as Sapokka Water Garden and Porvoo Old Town. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Linden Esplanade in Kotka, approximately Kotka away. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Zurich to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo Old Town, Nuuksio National Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

1
night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, thenstep off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally stroll through Lempukka Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Imatra itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Imatra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Beaches
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get outdoors at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Rauhaniemi Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Nasinneula Tower. The adventure continues: stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, let the kids burn off some steam at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Imatra to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and then walk around Kirjurinluoto.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pori holiday builder app.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from the city and head to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Bike Rental - by Carfield. Kids will enjoy Naantali Old Town and Turku Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, and browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip builder.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Old Rauma
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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