14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Kouvola
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Bring the kids along to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Emil Aaltosen Museo. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere holiday planner .

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from London to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Teijo national park and Turku Cathedral. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, browse the collection at Turku City Library, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn online route planner .

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kolovesi National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner.

Fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Siikalahti Wetland, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kolovesi National Park
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kouvola day trip tool .

Drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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