12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
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.
To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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2
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Escape the urban bustle at Paijatsalo Trail and Nyrolan luontopolku. Get some cultural insight at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and Church of Keuruu. Go for a jaunt from Jyvaskyla to Keuruu to see Old Church of Keuruu about 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take in the views from Kuokkalan silta and take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keuruu, Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, Paijatsalo Trail
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Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line, and finally get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna journey planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum.

Planning Tampere trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Museums Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso

3
nights
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 1st (Wed): trek along The Archipelago Trail, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Turku online travel route planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Tulliniemi Nature Path, Louhisaari Manor
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
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