14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  3​h
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
End: Helsinki

few
hours
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stroll around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn tour itinerary planning app .

Helsinki to Mariehamn is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Lilla holmen ©
Lilla holmen

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Rauma (Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum & Old Rauma). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally make a trip to Nasinneula Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Hameensilta, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere visit planner.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 20th (Sat), hike along Saaristokatu, then experience rural life at Konttila, then take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Konttila ©
Konttila

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 21st (Sun), savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, then explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paaskylahden kirkko, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at S/S Salama, then pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, and finally steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

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You can drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Punkaharju Ridge, Salpa Line
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lemin kirkko, make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): head off the coast to Lehman, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kotka, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Kotka are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Beaches
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Lehman ©
Lehman

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Porvoo Old Town, & more). There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Kotka to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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