15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Rauma
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
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 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. On your second day here, stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere road trip app.

Frankfurt, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Frankfurt in August: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Isokari Lighthouse, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

Discover how to plan a Rauma trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Tampere to Rauma in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Rauma are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Isokari Lighthouse
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

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 (Fri): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Turku sightseeing site.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn route planning website.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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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 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, view the masterpieces at Johanna Oras Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally hike along Paha-Koli Hill. On your second day here, hike along Makravaara Hill, trek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park vacation builder site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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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 explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The National Museum of Finland and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Katajanokka, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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