11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Ranua
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Ranua

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Ranua trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Ranua is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Ranua

Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Stone Castle of Pirunvuori, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Ranua to Tampere in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 18th (Tue), admire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni.

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You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Yyterin Nakotorni

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 19th (Wed), take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turku trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): walk around Lilla holmen, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn tour builder app.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): visit Katajanokka, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then pause for some photo ops at Maternal Love Sculpture (Aidinrakkaus), then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online day trip planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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