10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salo
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Rauma
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Punkaharju
— 3 nights
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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): revel in the low prices at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, and then steep yourself in history at Sjalo Church Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Salo trip planner.

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

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night
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 7th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, thenget a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip site.

Traveling by car from Salo to Turku takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Turku are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

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

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 8th (Wed), head outdoors with Kuuskajaskari, thensee the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rauma trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Rauma sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough 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

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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): examine the collection at Moomin Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampere online travel route planner.

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, get engrossed in the history at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum, head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruokolahden Kirkko.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Punkaharju road trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Punkaharju in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Imatra, Savonlinna, Kerimaki, Parikkala, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenglide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Punkaharju to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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