14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kampala
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rauma
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
End: Kampala

4
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.
Shop till you drop at S-market Hakaniemi and Stockmann's Department Store. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Artisaani. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Digelius Music Oy, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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Kampala, Uganda to Helsinki is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kampala to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kampala in March, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and then indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then make a trip to Riihisaari, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna sightseeing planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
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 8th (Thu): stop by Ideapark and then get into the urban bustle at Tampere Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wide array of goods at Sokos Tampere, look for gifts at Culinaria keittiöelämää, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and finally look for gifts at Tammelantori.

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You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Shopping Nightlife Museums

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Tampere Hall ©
Tampere Hall
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Ideapark ©
Ideapark

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Henry's Ecumenical Art Chapel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Turku, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church, browse the different shops at Puuvilla Shopping Centre, stop by Patakirppis, then stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo Oy, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Cross, Rauma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then see the interesting displays at Bonk Keskus Ky, and finally examine the collection at Automobile Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rauma trip planning website .

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rauma are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pori, Uusikaupunki
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Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

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