11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Pyhtaa
— 1 night
3
Hanko
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Kimito Island
— 1 night
6
Tampere
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

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.
On the 12th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Katajanokka.

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

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Pyhtaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
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Pyhtaa

Pyhtaa ©
Pyhtää is a municipality of Finland.OverviewIt is located in the Kymenlaakso region. For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhtaa trip planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Pyhtaa in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Pyhtaa

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 16th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Ekenas Archipelago National Park. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen and then kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hanko trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhtaa to Hanko takes 3 hours. August in Hanko sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Hanko to Turku takes 2 hours. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island tour planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Moomin Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Tampere travel route planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

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