14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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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
Drive:  3 h 15 min
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

2
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.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6- 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 up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, St Michael Church, Porvoo Old Town, 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. For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Espoo trip website.

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 Museums Parks
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1
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 striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Espoo to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Isokari Lighthouse.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Uusikaupunki sightseeing site.

You can drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. July in Uusikaupunki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough 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): enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Pori takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites
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Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas ©

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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): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla and then walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip builder.

Getting from Tampere to Jyvaskyla by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Spas
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 15th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip planning app.

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, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature Shopping
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
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): delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lieksa online travel route planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Lieksa in 5.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lieksa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Joensuu holiday planner.

You can drive from Lieksa to Joensuu in 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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paaskylahden kirkko, and finally take in the history at Salpa Line.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kerimaki online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Joensuu to Kerimaki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Kerimaki

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Paaskylahden kirkko ©
Paaskylahden kirkko

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hours
Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. On the 18th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Retretti Art Centre, then view the masterpieces at Johanna Oras Art Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally stroll through The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

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Punkaharju is very close to Kerimaki. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough 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
Retretti Art Centre ©
Retretti Art Centre
Johanna Oras Art Gallery ©
Johanna Oras Art Gallery

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuijamaa Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lappeenranta day trip planner.

Drive from Punkaharju to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough 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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night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, then explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally examine the collection at Design Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, and then wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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