14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Thunder Bay
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Bus:  15 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
train:  5 h 30 min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— Few hours
Ferry:  5 h 30 min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Thunder Bay

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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Design Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Aurlahti Beach in Lohja (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Thunder Bay, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Aurlahti Beach
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

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You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in July: high temperatures in Inari hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 17th (Tue), look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Inari to Savonlinna by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

few
hours
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 18th (Wed), take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip site.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
The Maritime Quarter ©
The Maritime Quarter

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 19th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku route planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Moomin Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Moomin Museum, brush up on your military savvy at The Parola Armour Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Militaria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art and then admire the masterpieces at Serlachius Museum Gustaf.

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You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, The Parola Armour Museum, Museo Militaria
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Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum

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