15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Inari
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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. On the 17th (Mon), make a trip to Linden Esplanade, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Lehman, and then walk around Sapokka Water Garden.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kotka online trip builder.

Chennai, India to Kotka is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Chennai in September, expect Kotka to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Stromforsin Ruukki
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Lehman ©
Lehman
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenget all the information you need at Riihisaari, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna route planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. September in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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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 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tampere holiday builder website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thenenjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

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Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, thenwander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thendon't miss a visit to ArtBank, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Turku online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

ArtBank, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get great views at Otsamo Fell and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, thenrelax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Inari journey website.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in September, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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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 discover tucked-away gems like Room Escape Games and Hakaniemi Market. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki planning website.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in September, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Room Escape Games

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