13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Rauma
— 2 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Change things up with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo (about 50 minutes away). Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll around Sibelius Monument, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday maker tool.

Charlotte, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Charlotte to Helsinki. Traveling from Charlotte in July, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
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 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere visit planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Nasinneula Tower ©
Nasinneula Tower

2
nights
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 17th (Tue): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then have fun at Adventure Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 19th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Kuuskajaskari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and then stroll around Kirjurinluoto.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rauma trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rauma are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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