14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  25​h
1
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  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
train:  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.
On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku day trip planning app .

Chicago, USA to Turku is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Turku due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Chicago in September; daily highs in Turku reach 60°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, then stop by Alko, and finally explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampere holiday planning app .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; 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 Outdoors Beaches
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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, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pori trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Pori, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mustasaari online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. September in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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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.
Plan my day in Imatra using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Imatra in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Trails Wildlife
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, and learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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) so you can 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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