15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Athens

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo. Pack the 21st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Hietaranta Beach, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip tool .

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Athens in July, with highs in Helsinki at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Imatra.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and then learn about all things military at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Imatra road trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Imatra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Imatra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 24th (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Imatra to Mustasaari takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, then get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pori travel planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Pori takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get in touch with nature at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Kurjenrahka National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. There's lots more to do: have fun at Moomin World, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku online route planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kultaranta Garden
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 29th (Sun), take a tour by water with Archipelago National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 30th (Mon), stop by Alko, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Aleksanterin Kirkko, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere journey maker app .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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