13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Syote
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
6
Levi
— 1 night
7
Inari
— 1 night
8
Porvoo
— 2 nights

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 2nd (Mon), trek along The Archipelago Trail. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary site.

Columbia, USA to Turku is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbia to Turku is 8 hours. Traveling from Columbia in July, things will get slightly colder in Turku: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally visit Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, thenkick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally examine the collection at Design Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna route maker site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Syote.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Syote

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

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Syote takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July in Syote, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Syote

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker site.

Getting from Syote to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Shopping
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 10th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Parks Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Porvoo.
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and finally contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo travel route planning app.

You can fly from Inari to Porvoo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in July, with highs in Porvoo at °F and lows at °F. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa