10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly + Train:  6 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Rantasalmi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
5
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Zurich

2
nights
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 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Hameensilta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Suolijarvi Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere journey builder tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. 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 Zurich in August: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stop by Patakirppis, stroll through Yyteri Beach, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pori road trip planning site.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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Patakirppis ©
Patakirppis
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari online visit planner.

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. August in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
day
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 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rantasalmi online visit planner.

Drive from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, get outside with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Imatra trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Imatra takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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.
Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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