12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 day
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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then walk around Sibelius Monument, and finally browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, then step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island, and then head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Fuksinpuisto Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Huutjarvi Lake, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and finally walk around Kumparepuisto Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka online trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Kotka sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Haapasaari Island ©
Haapasaari Island
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Kumparepuisto Park ©
Kumparepuisto Park

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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 23rd (Mon), walk around Kupittaa Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, then stroll through Kultaranta Garden, and finally trek along The Archipelago Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Tulliniemi Nature Path and then stroll through Bellevue Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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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 25th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church and then examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, learn about all things military at The Parola Armour Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museo Militaria, and finally see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inari online attractions planner.

Getting from Tampere to Inari by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tampere in July, you will find days in Inari are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). You'll set off for home on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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