15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Oulu
— 2 nights

4
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Aalto House. Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Porvoo Old Town. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Old Rauma and Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Rauma to see Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip maker website.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 25th (Sat), kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, thenhead outdoors with Yyterin Nakotorni, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pori trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Yyterin Nakotorni

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Nasinneula Tower. Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, explore the world behind art at Maltinranta Artcenter, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and explore the historical opulence of Stone Castle of Pirunvuori.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Stone Castle of Pirunvuori
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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 29th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 30th (Thu), stroll around Ainolan Puisto, look for all kinds of wild species at Outdoors Oulu Oy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, thenpause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, thenadmire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu online trip planner.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Oulu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

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