10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Jyvaskyla
Drive:  4 h
1
Sotkamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Jyvaskyla

1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiukka, head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sotkamo online holiday planner.

Jyvaskyla to Sotkamo is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. April in Sotkamo sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

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.
On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Lappeen Marian kirkko, step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, stroll through Lempukka Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tainionkosken Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

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Getting from Sotkamo to Imatra by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In April in Imatra, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lappeen Marian kirkko
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Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Tainionkosken Church ©
Tainionkosken Church

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Imatra to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tulliniemi Nature Path, contemplate the long history of Pike's Gut, thengo for a walk through Gunnarstrand, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, and finally kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Hanko travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Hanko in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, thenexplore the galleries of Louhisaari Manor, thengrab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, thenstroll through Vepsa Island, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery A.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation builder.

Getting from Hanko to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. In April in Turku, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Louhisaari Manor
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

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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 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thenkick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and finally view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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