13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 2nd (Mon), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere journey maker website .

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moomin World.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online day trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

4
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.
Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday site .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Pielinen and then stroll through Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip builder website .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

2
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rantasalmi itinerary planner .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rantasalmi to Rovaniemi. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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