15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Marseille
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kajaani
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Hamina
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Marseille

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Teijo national park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hanko online journey planner .

Marseille, France to Hanko is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Marseille to Hanko, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Marseille in August; daily highs in Hanko reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 4th (Sun), stroll through Kirjurinluoto and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Pori travel route planner.

You can drive from Hanko to Pori in 3.5 hours. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 5th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Pori to Mariehamn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Room Escape Games

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stroll through Nallikari Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oulu online trip maker .

You can fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

2
nights
Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kajaani Church, get outside with Kainuun Vaellustalli, and then enjoy some friendly competition at Vuokatti Bowling. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Kajaani art museum, then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti, and then take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kajaani online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Oulu to Kajaani in 2.5 hours. In August in Kajaani, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Kajaani

Theme Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Kainuun Vaellustalli
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Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara
Kajaani Church ©
Kajaani Church

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Snellman Park, then ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kuopio trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kajaani to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

2
nights
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 10th (Sat), hike along Lammassaari Island, head off the coast to Malonsaari, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot and then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Lappeenranta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hamina.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Imatra
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

1
night
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hamina trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Hamina takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hamina are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kotka
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker site .

Drive from Hamina to Helsinki in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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