13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
6
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
7
Lahti
— 1 night

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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, thencontemplate 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-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. 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 °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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.
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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

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Turku

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, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, thenrelax 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, thentake 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 °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

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 °C in August, and nighttime lows around °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
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Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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nights
Mustasaari

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 °C and lows of °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 Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Savonlinna

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, thenmake a trip to Pikkukirkko, thencontemplate 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °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

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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night
Lahti

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 °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Historic Sites
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko

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