14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Mikkeli
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Kuopio
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Naantali
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Helsinki

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Helsinki

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Olavinlinna Castle and Pikkukirkko. Visit The Astuvansalmi rock paintings and Lauritsala Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mikkeli: Lappeen Marian kirkko (in Lappeenranta), Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot) and Savonlinna (Taito Shop Savonlinna & Savonlinna Market Square). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puumala wooden church.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mikkeli itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Mikkeli by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Imatra, Lappeenranta, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Puumala wooden church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings ©
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Lutheran Cathedral and Kuopio War Veteran Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Southern Konnevesi National park and Riuttala Farmhouse Museum. Step out of Kuopio to go to Tahkovuori and see Tahko Farmi, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy some friendly competition at Entertainment Center IsoCee and learn about winemaking at Alahovi Berry Wine Farm.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio attractions website .

You can take a train from Mikkeli to Kuopio in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kuopio are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Southern Konnevesi National park, Tahko Farmi
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Tahko Farmi ©
Tahko Farmi

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visavuori and National Police Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Rauhaniemi Beach and The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo). Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Haemeenlinna (Sibelius Birthplace & Museo Militaria). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Moomin Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kuopio to Tampere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Naantali.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), Visavuori
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Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius

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Naantali

Naantali
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Automobile Museum and Louhisaari Manor will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Kurjenrahka National Park and The Archipelago Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Naantali side-trips: Rauma (Marela Museum House, Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, and examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Naantali trip app .

Drive from Tampere to Naantali in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Naantali can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Turku, Rauma, Louhisaari Manor, Kurjenrahka National Park, Automobile Museum
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Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor