14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 day
6
Kotka
— 2 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Cathedral of Porvoo about 48 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, explore the world behind art at Design Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and walk around Sibelius Monument.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Sapporo, Japan to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Sapporo to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sapporo in July, Helsinki is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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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 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thencontemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Naantali Church, thenvisit Naantali Old Town, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Lilla holmen, explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, thenhead off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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nights
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 2nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Santalahti Nature Trail and then step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kotka vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Haapasaari Island ©
Haapasaari Island
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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