13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive
5
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to Savonlinna Airport
6
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Peretola Airport

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2
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 18th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Florence, Italy 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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Florence to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Florence in August, expect Tampere to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9

2
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.
Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall, stop by Boss Shop, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Religious Site
Kamppi Chapel of Silence
4.3

2
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:
Highlights from your trip
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

1
night
Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 24th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pori trip builder tool.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Shopping Mall
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
3.1

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Mustasaari

Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari journey app.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. August in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

2
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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally make a trip to Riihisaari.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Kerimaki Church ©
Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7
Pikkukirkko ©
Church
Pikkukirkko
4.7

1
night
Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lahti trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Lahti by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Specialty Museum
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
4.5
Ristinkirkko ©
Church
Ristinkirkko
4.2

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