17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Reykjavik
Shuttle + Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Kymenlaakso
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Reykjavik

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.
Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Pihlajasaari Recreational Park and Ruoholahti Canal. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), make a splash at The Swimming Stadium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki travel route site.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Reykjavik to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in June, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get outdoors at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Seatime. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Jurmo Island (in Korpo), Rosala (in Rosala) and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry (in Pargas). There's still lots to do: get your game on at Moomin World, step off the mainland to explore Kirjais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, and enjoy the sea views from Uto.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route builder website.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

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Side Trips

Naantali, Jurmo Island, Rosala, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Uto ©
Uto

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Rauhaniemi Beach and Pohtiolampi. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tammelantori and Tallipihan Suklaapuoti. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, stop by Alko, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and test your team's savvy at Room Escape Tampere - Keskustori.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tampere online travel route planner.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kymenlaakso.

Things to do in Tampere

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tammelantori ©
Tammelantori
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti ©
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti

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Kymenlaakso

Kymenlaakso ©
Kymenlaakso is a region in Finland. Visiting Arboretum Mustila and Fagerö Kaunissaari will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Haapasaari Island, contemplate the waterfront views at Huutjarvi Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain), and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kymenlaakso day trip app.

You can drive from Tampere to Kymenlaakso in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kymenlaakso are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kymenlaakso

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Fagerö Kaunissaari ©
Fagerö Kaunissaari
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Haapasaari Island ©
Haapasaari Island