14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
3
Lappeenranta
— 4 nights
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Stone Castle of Pirunvuori. Step off the beaten path and head to Vapriikin Museokeskus and The Parola Armour Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, examine the collection at Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, and get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Tampere is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Tampere due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kangasala, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Stone Castle of Pirunvuori, The Parola Armour Museum, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 5th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), and finally get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tampere to Jyvaskyla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha
Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) ©
Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)

4
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Lappeenranta Fortress and Maritime Centre Vellamo will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Olavinlinna Castle and Wolkoff House Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Lappeenranta side-trips: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Woikosken tehdasmuseo (in Mantyharju) and Marian Kirkko (in Hamina). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lemin kirkko, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Lappeenranta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In June in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Salpa Line Museum, Maritime Centre Vellamo, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Woikosken tehdasmuseo
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Step out of Helsinki to go to Vantaa and see Heureka, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Finnish Aviation Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Vantaa, EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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