14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
+2
train + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Aland Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rauma
— 1 night
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Vienna

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temppeliaukion Church and The Esplanadi Park. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, and contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel planner.

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Vienna in July, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Aland Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

3
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 23rd (Mon), head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, and then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kastelholms Slott, steep yourself in history at Kastelholm, and then examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Aland Island itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Savonlinna to Aland Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Aland Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums Nature Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, and then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip generator.

You can fly from Aland Island to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 27th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, take an in-depth tour of Rauman museo, Vanha Raatihuone, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, and then examine the collection at Bonk Keskus Ky.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rauma holiday planner.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Yyteri Beach
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk 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 29th (Sun): look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki observation tower, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Old Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko