13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5 h 15 min
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Berlin


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.
Take a break from the city and head to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum for their historical value. Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki planner.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum


Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 23rd (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and then don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Naantali trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Naantali takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Naantali

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church


Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Kuusisto Manor. Kids will appreciate attractions like Turku Cathedral and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy), Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Turku is just a short distance from Naantali. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pernio, Kurjenrahka National Park, Kuusisto Manor, Bellevue Beach
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park


Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arboretum Mustila and Lehman. Get outdoors at Hiidenvuori and Haapasaari Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Porvoo: Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Porvoo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. May in Porvoo sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila, Valkmusa National Park
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Hiidenvuori ©
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila