14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Aland Island
— 3 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Rauma
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 2 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. There's still lots to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get engrossed in the history at Helsinki City Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online route maker.

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sault Ste. Marie to Helsinki is 7 hours. While traveling from Sault Ste. Marie, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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nights
Aland Island

Aland Island ©
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Bomarsund, then examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and then stroll through Kobba Klintar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Aland Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Helsinki to Aland Island in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In July in Aland Island, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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 22nd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then explore the galleries of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Getting from Aland Island to Turku by combination of car and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then examine the collection at Automobile Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rauma day trip app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, examine the collection at Lenin Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip tool.

You can drive from Rauma to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Lenin Museum ©
Lenin Museum