14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Alicante
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Alicante

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.
Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday planner .

Alicante, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Alicante in July: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stroll through Kokonniemi, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and then see the interesting displays at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porvoo driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Porvoo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 13th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Valkmusa National Park.

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Traveling by car from Porvoo to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

2
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 15th (Mon): head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

Make your Tampere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Rauma and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: The Church of the Holy Cross (in Rauma) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Vepsa Island, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku travel planner.

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rauma, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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