13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2 h
1
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
End: Helsinki

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 Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Rauma and The Church of the Holy Cross. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, maps, 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 take a bus. 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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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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 find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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

St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Visavuori
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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 The National Museum of Finland. Visit Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki route website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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 Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Saimaa Canal. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lappeenranta Fortress and Lemin kirkko. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lappeenranta: Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Church of St. Nicholas). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korpikeidas, explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, and admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lappeenranta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. 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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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

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