12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tampere
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Kristiinankaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
6
Rauma
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Turku
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
End: Tampere

1
night
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 24th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour planning website.

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major aiport is Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 26th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery, steep yourself in history at Stromso, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Vaasa

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums
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Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery
Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko ©
Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko
Stromso ©
Stromso

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Plan a Mustasaari trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Mustasaari takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Kristiinankaupunki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

1
night
Kristiinankaupunki

Kristiinankaupunki ©
Kristinestad is a town and a municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Ulrika Eleonora Church, then take an in-depth tour of Lebellska kopmansgarden, and then enjoy the sea views from Salgrund Pilot Station.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kristiinankaupunki trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Mustasaari to Kristiinankaupunki by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Kristiinankaupunki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Salgrund Pilot Station
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Lebellska kopmansgarden ©
Lebellska kopmansgarden
Ulrika Eleonora Church ©
Ulrika Eleonora Church

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Pori tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kristiinankaupunki to Pori takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Rauma on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Space Bowling & Billiards ©
Space Bowling & Billiards

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hours
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 31st (Wed), stroll the grounds of Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rauma online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Pori to Rauma in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Rauma, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island
To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Rauma to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Museums
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Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

3
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 1st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Keep things going the next day: hike along The Archipelago Trail and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Turku planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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