12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Pori
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Kotka
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
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 12th (Tue): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

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London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In November, Tampere is little chillier than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampere Art Museum ©
Tampere Art Museum

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, thenexamine the collection at Villa Mairea, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Koylio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koylion Kirkkokari.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Pori attractions planner.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Koylio, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally admire the masterpieces at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, get your game on at Moomin World, and then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 18th (Mon), kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti, stroll around Isopuisto Park, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally browse the different shops at Shopping Centre Pasaati.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kotka road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Isopuisto Park ©
Isopuisto Park

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at The National Museum of Finland and Okra. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki travel app.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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