11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Vienna

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 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip builder .

Vienna, Austria to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Vienna to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vienna in August, things will get little chillier in Tampere: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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 9th (Thu), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have fun at Moomin World. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 11th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

Make your Rauma itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari road trip app .

Getting from Rauma to Mustasaari by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

4
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.
Pack the 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online trip maker .

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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