15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
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Hanko
— 1 day
5
Turku
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
7
Kotka
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki online visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 5th (Sun), get great views at Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

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Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in May, things will get a bit cooler in Inari: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo online journey planner.

Getting from Inari to Akaslompolo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

1
day
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hanko holiday maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Akaslompolo to Hanko. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Akaslompolo in May: high temperatures in Hanko hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Kupittaa Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

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Traveling by car from Hanko to Turku takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach and then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then take an in-depth tour of Visavuori.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

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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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Fuksinpuisto Park, then steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki, then stroll around Riverside Park, and finally take a stroll through Hamina Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally head off the coast to Lehman.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kotka vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Lehman ©
Lehman
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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