14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  13 h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

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 16th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the collection at Turku City Library, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kultaranta Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku online trip itinerary builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11- hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Turku are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are colder (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stop by Porin Kauppahalli, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

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

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla
Porin Kauppahalli ©
Porin Kauppahalli

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mustasaari road trip site.

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park day trip planning site.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Koli National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, get outside with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Imatra day trip tool.

Drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip maker app.

You can drive from Imatra to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Beaches
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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