13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 1 night
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 11th (Sun), examine the collection at Woikosken Automuseo, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, thenhead off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kouvola driving holiday planning tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Kouvola, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Woikosken Automuseo, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Vapriikin Museokeskus and Galleria Ronga will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Yyteri Beach and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, get engrossed in the history at Milavida Museo, and stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planning website.

Drive from Kouvola to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Yyteri Beach, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
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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.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, thenlearn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Louhisaari Manor
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kansallisgalleria and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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