13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Rauma
— 1 day
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Oulu
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
7
Kuhmo
— 1 night
8
Savonlinna
— 1 night
9
Porvoo
— 1 night

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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.
Attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, meet the residents at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
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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 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
day
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 24th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, examine the collection at Marela Museum House, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma day trip website.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 25th (Sat), stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Tampere

Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary maker website.

Take a train from Tampere to Oulu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus ©
Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus

1
night
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Planning Rovaniemi trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Oulu to Rovaniemi by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. On the 28th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kuhmo day trip planning app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kuhmo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks · Wildlife
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 29th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Punkaharjun Kesamaa and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online tour planner.

You can drive from Kuhmo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

1
night
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 30th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Porvoo Swimming Pool, take in the pleasant sights at Telegrafberget, then see the interesting displays at Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Porvoo trip website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Porvoo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
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Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum ©
Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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