13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Paris
Fly + Train:  7 h 30 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
6
Imatra
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Paris

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): look for gifts at Hameenkatu.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary maker app.

Paris, France to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Tampere is little chillier than Paris - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 5th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kultaranta Garden, browse the collection at Turku City Library, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenadmire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku online route planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Turku in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Kuusamo, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables ©
Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 8th (Sat), enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Levi attractions planning app.

Drive from Kuusamo to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then trek along Ruijanpolku Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka road trip site.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
day
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korpikeidas, pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, thenpause for some serene contemplation at De tre korsens kyrka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rautjarven kirkko.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Imatra trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Saariselka to Imatra takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saariselka in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Imatra: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Rautjarven kirkko
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
De tre korsens kyrka ©
De tre korsens kyrka
Rautjarven kirkko ©
Rautjarven kirkko

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, thenstep into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, thenmake a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, thenengage your brain at Heureka, and finally take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Heureka
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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