13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Pori
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

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 Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of Porvoo and The National Museum of Finland. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, approximately Porvoo away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planning tool.

Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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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 15th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Holy Cross Church. Visit Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas for their historical value. Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Tampere by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally contemplate the long history of Koylion Kirkkokari.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pori trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Turku online trip builder.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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