11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hamina
— 1 day
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Oulu
— 1 day
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
5
Pori
— 1 night
6
Turku
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, steep yourself in history at Hamina Town Hall, thenlearn about all things military at Bunker Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hamina day trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Hamina is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in May, with highs in Hamina at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Hamina

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kotka, Bunker Museum
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Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Bunker Museum
Bunker Museum

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna tour itinerary app.

You can drive from Hamina to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. May in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
day
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, get a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, thensee the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, thenexamine the collection at Oulun Taidemuseo, and finally stroll through Nallikari Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Oulu, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Savonlinna to Oulu by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Savonlinna in May, you will find days in Oulu are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Oulun Taidemuseo ©
Oulun Taidemuseo
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

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 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Suomen Pelimuseo, get a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, shop like a local with Galleria Ronga, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thenstop by Tammelantori, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. May in Tampere sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Laukko Manor, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pori trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Pori, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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 8th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentake an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Turku itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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.
Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and ARTag Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria