16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Rauhaniemi Beach. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary tool .

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from London in June since evenings lows in Tampere dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto, and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pori vacation planning app .

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Pori are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

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 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then explore the galleries of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

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#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

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Getting from Turku to Savonlinna by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

3
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. Relax by the water at Santalahti Nature Trail and Lehman. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stromforsin ruukki and Ankkapurha Culture Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and head off the coast to Haapasaari Island.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka journey planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Kotka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trips

Ankkapurha Culture Park, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Stromforsin ruukki
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Ankkapurha Culture Park ©
Ankkapurha Culture Park

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sibelius Monument. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Spas, #Parks

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Porvoo
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Spas & Wellness
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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