12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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2
nights
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 16th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip website.

Lisbon, Portugal to Tampere is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. Traveling from Lisbon to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect Tampere to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

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2
nights
Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Villa Mairea.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Old Rauma ©
Must see
Old Rauma
4.5
Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
Villa Mairea ©
Specialty Museum
Villa Mairea
4.2

3
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Appreciate the collections at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, and get your game on at Moomin World.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kastelholm Castle ©
Must see
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

3
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki sightseeing app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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