14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

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
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Rock Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online route planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough 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 ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

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 ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Archipelago National Park. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park and then make a trip to Ekenas Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Mariehamn to Kimito Island with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rosala, Ekenas Old Town
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Oro ©
Oro
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre

2
nights
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 23rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku route maker .

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

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

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hours
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Let the collections at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Moomin Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Serlachius Museum Gosta and Museo Militaria. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Serlachius Museum Gustaf (in Mantta-Vilppula) and Parola Tank Museum (in Parola). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere online vacation builder .

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Parola Tank Museum, Museo Militaria
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf