15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Leipzig
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
3
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Fiskars
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Turku
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Tampere
— 3 nights
+3
train + Fly + bus + train:  7​h 45​min
End: Leipzig

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 Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa, approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder app .

Leipzig, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Leipzig to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Leipzig in August, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Church Porvoo.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Loviisa day trip planning app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Orthodox Church Porvoo ©
Orthodox Church Porvoo

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 19th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, and then catch some excitement at Oulu Climbing Centre.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Oulu road trip app .

Explore your travel options from Loviisa to Oulu with the Route module. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Fiskars.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre

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nights
Fiskars

Fiskars ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Teijo National Park and Snappertunan kirkko. Take a break from the city and head to Tulliniemi Nature Path and Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen. Go for a jaunt from Fiskars to Forssa to see Forssa Museum about 1h 20 min away.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fiskars visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oulu to Fiskars. In August, daily temperatures in Fiskars can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Fiskars

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Forssa Museum, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Snappertunan kirkko, Tulliniemi Nature Path
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Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Uto are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Korpo to see Korpo Church about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip maker .

You can drive from Fiskars to Turku in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Korpo Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Vapriikin Museokeskus and Emil Aaltosen Museo will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere holiday builder site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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