14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  25 h
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  27 h
End: Brisbane

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning website .

Brisbane, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In October, Helsinki is much colder than Brisbane - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, see the interesting displays at Museo Militaria, and then explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip builder website .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Holy Cross Church
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mustasaari trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Mustasaari takes 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Pori takes 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pori are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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 1st (Thu): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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