12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Turku Airport
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pori
— 1 night
Drive
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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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 Moomin World. Visit Turku Cathedral and Kuusisto Manor for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Poytya to see Kurjenrahka National Park about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island.

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 23°C and 12°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 · Museums

Side Trips

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Vepsa Island ©
Beach
Vepsa Island
4.0
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

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, then enjoy 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 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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1
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Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 24th (Fri), look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then don'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 train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
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Yyteri Beach ©
Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6
Pori Art Museum ©
Art Gallery
Pori Art Museum
4.2

1
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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 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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