13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Enontekio
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
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 (Sat): examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Visavuori, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere vacation maker.

Zurich, Switzerland to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in August, expect Tampere to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Enontekio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Visavuori, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Jyppyra lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Pyhakero and then pause for some serene contemplation at Enontekio Church.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Enontekio vacation planner.

Getting from Tampere to Enontekio by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, Enontekio is a bit cooler than Tampere - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, get all the equipment you need at Bike Rental - by Carfield, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Enontekio to Turku in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Enontekio in August; daily highs in Turku reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 30th (Fri), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thensee the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Porvoo Old Town and Kaivopuisto. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki route planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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