15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Visavuori in Valkeakoski--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere journey planner.

Vaasa to Tampere is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Visavuori
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Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

2
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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 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and finally get interesting insight from Flowpark Turku. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, don't miss a visit to Paateri, and explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour builder website.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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