14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  2 h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  7 h
4
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Lahti
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
9
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Frankfurt

1
night
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): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Keep things going the next day: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder app.

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. Traveling from Frankfurt in July, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
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 9th (Tue): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then take a spin around town with Bike Rental - by Carfield, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 10th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House.

Plan my day in Rauma using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rauma are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites
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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Kauppahalli, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Oulu route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Rauma to Oulu in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Oulu

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 12th (Fri), explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kuopio visit website.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Museums
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Neitvuori, head outdoors with Anjan Puisto, and then learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki.

Plan trip to Mikkeli with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Kuopio to Mikkeli by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lahti.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Anjan Puisto ©
Anjan Puisto
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Neitvuori ©
Neitvuori

2
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 14th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then explore the activities along Kiikunlahde. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lahti vacation planner.

Getting from Mikkeli to Lahti by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Arboretum Mustila, Kiikunlahde, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Hiidenvuori
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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nights
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 16th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, stroll around Runeberg Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Stromforsin Ruukki, then stop by Pieni Suklaatehdas, then steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, and finally examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Porvoo day trip planning website.

You can drive from Lahti to Porvoo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Stromforsin Ruukki
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

3
nights
Helsinki

On the 18th (Thu), walk around The Esplanadi Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then visit Katajanokka, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip tool.

You can take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

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