15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanko
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Imatra
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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 (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, thenmake a trip to Hanko Water Tower, and then delve into the distant past at Raseborg Castle. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Teijo National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanko road trip planning tool.

Bengaluru, India to Hanko is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Hanko. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, expect Hanko to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Raseborg Castle
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thendon't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, and finally browse the exhibits of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Hanko to Turku takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 6th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, thenstroll around Kirjurinluoto, thentake an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, thenlook for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paaskylahden kirkko, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pori to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Pori, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Taipalsaaren kirkko, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, and finally admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Rautjarven kirkko, and finally make a trip to Ruokolahden Kirkko.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Imatra road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Imatra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Rautjarven kirkko, Ruokolahden Kirkko, Taipalsaaren kirkko
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Rautjarven kirkko ©
Rautjarven kirkko

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mannerheim Museum and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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