15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Bristol
Train + Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Jarvenpaa
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Punkaharju
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Puumala
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Naantali
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
9
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
10
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  7 h 45 min
End: Bristol

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Popular historic sites such as Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence are in your itinerary. Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, explore the world behind art at Design Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki attractions site.

Bristol, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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hours
Jarvenpaa

Jarvenpaa ©
Järvenpää is a town and municipality of Finland.HistoryJärvenpää was separated from its parent community Tuusula in 1951. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Jarvenpaan kirkko and then identify plant and animal life at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula).

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jarvenpaa travel route planning app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Jarvenpaa in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Jarvenpaa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Jarvenpaan kirkko ©
Jarvenpaan kirkko

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip builder tool.

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. You will leave for Punkaharju on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Museums Nature
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1
night
Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): meet the residents at Kitee Zoo and then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Punkaharjun Kesamaa and then take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Punkaharju travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Punkaharju takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Puumala.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kitee Zoo
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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night
Puumala

Puumala ©
On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Viewing Platform in Puumala, explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, thentake an in-depth tour of Liehtalanniemen museotila, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puumala wooden church.

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Traveling by car from Punkaharju to Puumala takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Puumala can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Puumala

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kummakivi Boulder
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Puumala wooden church ©
Puumala wooden church

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night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 6th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Neitvuori and then relax in the rural setting at Hauhalan Hanhifarmi.

For photos and other tourist information, read Mikkeli holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Puumala to Mikkeli takes an hour. August in Mikkeli sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Wildlife Parks
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Neitvuori ©
Neitvuori
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi ©
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi

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night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 7th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland) and then find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, thenwander the streets of Naantali Old Town, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, and finally browse the exhibits of Louhisaari Manor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World and then find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Naantali trip planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Naantali by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Naantali sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Naantali

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Louhisaari Manor
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church
Kultaranta Garden ©
Kultaranta Garden

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day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 10th (Fri), make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally walk around Kupittaa Park.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker.

Turku is just a short distance from Naantali. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Spas Beaches
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On the 11th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti), thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, and then contemplate the long history of The Aalto House.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Kallio Church ©
Kallio Church
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti) ©
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti)

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