13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation planner

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

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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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall and stop by Marimekko.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki tour planner.

Florence, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Florence to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Florence in August, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Old Market Hall ©
Flea Market
Old Market Hall
4.2

2
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 20th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

2
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pori trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Shopping Mall
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
3.1
Rosenlew Museum ©
History Museum
Rosenlew Museum
4.5
Pori Art Museum ©
Art Gallery
Pori Art Museum
4.2

1
night
Mustasaari

Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 24th (Fri), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip planning website.

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. August in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get all the information you need at Riihisaari and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, stroll through The Parikkala Sculpture Park, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder site.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Kerimaki Church ©
Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

1
night
Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 28th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lahti takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Shopping · 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
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Lahti Ski Museum
4.1
Ristinkirkko ©
Church
Ristinkirkko
4.2

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