13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jerusalem
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Sotkamo
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
6
Muonio
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku holiday maker site.

Jerusalem, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of car and flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in October; daily highs in Turku reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Wed), head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 11th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Junnelius, look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pori online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Porin Kauppahalli ©
Porin Kauppahalli

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

Make your Mustasaari itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hiidenportti National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sotkamo trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Sotkamo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October in Sotkamo, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

1
day
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 15th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

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Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Muonio takes 7.5 hours. While traveling from Sotkamo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Muonio, ranging from highs of 1°C to lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Museums
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_understanding_of_the_past_and_present_with Norman Travels, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Helsinki takes 12 hours. Traveling from Muonio in October, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 10°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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