13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + train:  8​h
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Barcelona

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
We've included these beaches for you: Suolijarvi Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route website .

Barcelona, Spain to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Tampere. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: highs in Tampere hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and The Archipelago Trail. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: have fun at Moomin World, take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pori online journey planner .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 18th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

4
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki with the Route module. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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