14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
Fly:  25 h
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Chicago

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Turku is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect Turku to be slightly colder, temps between 60°F and 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 18th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, thenstroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, thenlook for gifts at Alko, and finally explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, thenbrowse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Pori road trip planning site.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Pori sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

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

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): head off the coast to Lammassaari Island.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Imatra trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Imatra takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Imatra are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

4
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 some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, visit Ullanlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, and walk around Sibelius Monument.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning site.

Drive from Imatra to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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