13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 3 nights
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
4
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Moomin World has been added to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Cathedral and The Church of the Holy Cross. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker app.

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Tampere on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rauma, Moomin World
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Visavuori, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Visit Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

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Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lappeenranta Fortress and Saimaa Canal. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lauritsala Church and Sandcastle Lappeenranta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lappeenranta: Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Church of St. Nicholas). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korpikeidas, take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta online travel route builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Lappeenranta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Imatra
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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