14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Jyvaskyla
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Oulu
— 1 night
9
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Lieksa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Joensuu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Kerimaki
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
13
Punkaharju
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
15
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Frankfurt

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation website .

Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Frankfurt to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in July; daily highs in Helsinki reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Porvoo Old Town, St Michael Church, Finnish Aviation Museum
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

1
night
Espoo

Espoo
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Plan my Espoo trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. In July, daytime highs in Espoo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll set off for Turku on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Espoo

Outdoors Parks Museums
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day
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 10th (Wed): hike along The Archipelago Trail, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Turku day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Espoo to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Trails Parks Outdoors
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel

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night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
On the 11th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Isokari Lighthouse.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Uusikaupunki driving holiday app .

Getting from Turku to Uusikaupunki by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Uusikaupunki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get your game on at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pori road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Pori takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Space Bowling & Billiards ©
Space Bowling & Billiards

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 12th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a 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 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites
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hours
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla and then stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

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Traveling by train from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla

1
night
Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 14th (Sun), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Spas Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Spas
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Safaris

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo holiday planner .

Getting from Oulu to Kuusamo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Trails Wildlife Parks
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

1
night
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lieksa road trip tool .

You can drive from Kuusamo to Lieksa in 5.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lieksa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

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night
Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Joensuu holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Joensuu takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Joensuu are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Kerimaki on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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night
Kerimaki

Kerimaki ©
Kerimäki is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kerimaki trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Joensuu to Kerimaki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kerimaki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Kerimaki

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. On the 18th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Retretti Art Centre, then get a taste of the local shopping with Johanna Oras Art Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally stroll around The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Punkaharju online tour planner .

Punkaharju is very close to Kerimaki. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

The Parikkala Sculpture Park
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The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Punkaharju to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites
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Nuijamaa Church ©
Nuijamaa Church

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, then contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Design Museum. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and then wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route planner.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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