12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  17​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo will get you outdoors. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online visit planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 6 hours. In September, Helsinki is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

The Finnish Museum of Horology
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

2
nights
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 9th (Sun): stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko. On the next day, stop by Alko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

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Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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You can drive from Tampere to Mustasaari in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Wed), look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pori trip planner .

Getting from Mustasaari to Pori by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Porin Kauppahalli ©
Porin Kauppahalli

1
night
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 13th (Thu): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku sightseeing planner.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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