12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Bring the kids along to Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Step out of Turku to go to Poytya and see Kurjenrahka National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planning app.

Jerusalem, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, expect Turku to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kuusisto Manor, Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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 22nd (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 24th (Fri), look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, thentake in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pori trip builder tool.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 25th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Mustasaari online trip planner.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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.
Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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