15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
5
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
6
Kouvola
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and then take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner .

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in August, Tampere is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pori visit website .

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Naantali Old Town and Turku Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Teijo National Park and Bike Rental - by Carfield. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Old Rauma in Rauma, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

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Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Naantali Old Town, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

2
nights
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 20th (Tue): gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi online journey planner .

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Turku in August, with highs in Levi at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Scandinavian Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 22nd (Thu), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Woikosken Automuseo, explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola journey planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Kouvola by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in August, things will get a bit warmer in Kouvola: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sapokka Water Garden, Woikosken Automuseo, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Nuuksio National Park and Cathedral of Porvoo. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Porvoo Old Town, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation maker .

Take a train from Kouvola to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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