13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Naantali
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 4 nights
4
Porvoo
— 3 nights

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, 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 · Outdoors · Parks
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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

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Naantali

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, then pause 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

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Kuusisto Manor. Kids will appreciate attractions like Turku Cathedral and Bellevue Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

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

Turku is very close to Naantali. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

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Porvoo

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 Valkmusa National Park. Get outdoors at Hiidenvuori and Haapasaari Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Porvoo: Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Lehman). 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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila