13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kouvola
— 2 nights
3
Naantali
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
5
Vaasa
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

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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. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 31st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hevoshaan Arboretum. On your second day here, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then walk around Riverside Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola journey planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kouvola in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Kouvola sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Naantali.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

1
night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Naantali route builder app.

You can drive from Kouvola to Naantali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Naantali are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

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

3
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hatanpaa Arboretum and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi, approximately Ylojarvi away. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Naantali to Tampere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then see the top attractions with Feelapland.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi visit planner.

Fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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