13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Train:  30 min
1
Espoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Helsinki
— 6 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a splash at Serena Water Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Espoo online trip maker.

Helsinki to Espoo is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Mon), don't miss a visit to Naantali Church, get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, and then get your game on at Moomin World. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then browse the collection at Turku City Library, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Espoo to Turku takes 1.5 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Wed), find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tampere online travel planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Kids will enjoy Heureka and SEA LIFE Helsinki. Change things up with a short trip to Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Heureka
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Heureka ©
Heureka
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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