13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Billund
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Billund

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Let the collections at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo) and The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas capture your imagination. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Hiekka Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Milavida Museo, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tampere travel itinerary planner .

Billund, Denmark to Tampere is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Billund to Tampere is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Inari holiday planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Inari in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in July, you will find days in Inari are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Shopping Parks
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally step aboard S/S Salama.

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Fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, browse for treasures at Antikbutiken, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Mariehamn by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Antikbutiken
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Moomin World has been added to your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Turun Kauppahalli and Galleria Joella. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Naantali Old Town and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

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Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

3
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.
Head to Hakaniemi Market and Brunberg Candy Factory Shopfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, examine the collection at Design Museum, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning site .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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