10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h
1
Salo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Punkaharju
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Helsinki

1
night
Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sjalo church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Salo holiday planner .

Helsinki to Salo is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August in Salo, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Salo

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sjalo Church Museum
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Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy
Sjalo Church Museum ©
Sjalo Church Museum

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, then examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Salo to Turku takes an hour. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 8th (Wed), get outside with Kuuskajaskari, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rauma sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum
Kuuskajaskari ©
Kuuskajaskari

1
night
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 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites
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Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

3
nights
Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally take in the history at Salpa Line. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Parikkala Sculpture Park, take an in-depth tour of Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ruokolahden Kirkko.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Punkaharju using our trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Punkaharju in 5.5 hours. In August in Punkaharju, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Imatra, Kerimaki, Parikkala, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
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.
On the 13th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki visit planner .

Traveling by car from Punkaharju to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Adventure
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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