15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
6
Turku
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Visit Cathedral of Porvoo and Pyhan Katarinan kirkko for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some photo ops at Maternal Love Sculpture (Aidinrakkaus), take in panoramic vistas at SkyWheel Helsinki, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip builder tool.

Fly from Helsinki to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in July; daily highs in Saariselka reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

2
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Levi to Savonlinna in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Paaskylahden kirkko ©
Paaskylahden kirkko

2
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, then stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online travel route planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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