14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Pori
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: London

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.
You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 19th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
You've now added Archipelago National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park and then don't miss a visit to Ekenas Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mariehamn to Kimito Island. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll set off for Turku on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rosala, Ekenas Old Town
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Turku using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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hours
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 25th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Pori online road trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Parola Armour Museum and Tampere City Library, Metso. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Serlachius Museum Gustaf (in Mantta-Vilppula) and Museo Militaria (in Hameenlinna). There's more to do: examine the collection at Moomin Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, The Parola Armour Museum, Museo Militaria
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art

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