15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
5
Imatra
— 2 nights
6
Kotka
— 4 nights

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. On your second day here, stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

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You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, thenexplore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. On the next day, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

Make your Kuusamo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Turku to Kuusamo by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Turku in October, with highs in Kuusamo at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, thenhead off the coast to Malonsaari, and finally explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, thenhead outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, thensee the interesting displays at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Imatra tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Imatra takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kuusamo in October, with highs in Imatra at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Siikalahti Wetland
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

4
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Arboretum Mustila and Linden Esplanade. Step out of the city life by going to Beach Mansikkalahti and Riverside Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kotka trip planner.

You can drive from Imatra to Kotka in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Valkmusa National Park, Hiidenvuori
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

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