13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Billund
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Hiekka Art Museum. Let the collections at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo) and Mediamuseo Rupriikki capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, and stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere vacation planner.

Billund, Denmark to Tampere is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; 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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then stroll through Juutua Nature Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Inari road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Tampere to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; 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). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Parks Trails
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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.
On the 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at S/S Salama.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna journey planning website.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough 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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antikbutiken, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up 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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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You've now added Moomin World to your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Turun Kauppahalli and Galleria Joella. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku tour planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Museum-lovers will appreciate The National Museum of Finland and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Brunberg Candy Factory Shop (in Porvoo). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki journey planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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