14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
4
Tampere
— 4 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), wander the streets of Katajanokka, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip website.

Genoa, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Genoa - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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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.
Kids will enjoy Naantali Old Town and Bellevue Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see Ruokapuoti Lumo, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, get your game on at Moomin World, and grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku online route planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Castle
Turku Castle
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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 23rd (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Tikanoja Art Museum, then kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta, and then sample the fine beverages at Kyr0 Distillery Company.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vaasa trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Do your shopping at Tammelantori and Pori Art Museum. Kids will enjoy Yyteri Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online trip planner.

Take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

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Beach
Yyteri Beach
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
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