15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
Fly + Train:  8 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
5
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Imatra
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Lisbon

1
night
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 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary builder website.

Lisbon, Portugal to Tampere is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in August; daily highs in Tampere reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku journey planner.

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Yyteri Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, then take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pori tour planner.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo ©

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari trip planner.

Drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Koli National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rantasalmi online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Rantasalmi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Imatrankoski Church.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Imatra holiday maker site.

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Imatra in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Joutsenon kirkko
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 17th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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