13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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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.
Moomin World has been added to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary maker.

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Tampere on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks

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Turku Cathedral
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Turku Castle
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Old Rauma
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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.
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 drive; or 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 · Theme Parks

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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Visit Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Johannes Church for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and browse the exhibits of Burgher's House.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

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 Lauritsala Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God and Nuijamaa Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lappeenranta: Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Church of St. Nicholas). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, 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 drive; or 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 · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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