13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Syote
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: London

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 4th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tampere planning website.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Tampere reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 5th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Mustasaari takes 4 hours. In September in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
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 6th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenrelax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Turku by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

Plan a Kimito Island trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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 Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Appreciate the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, stop by Ullanlinna, and look for gifts at Marimekko.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): catch a live event at Lappi Areena, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in September, you will find days in Rovaniemi are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

2
nights
Syote

Syote ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Syote online road trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Syote in 3 hours. September in Syote sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Syote

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Posio
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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