17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Kuopio
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  26 h
End: New York City

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

New York City, USA to Turku is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Turku due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get little chillier in Turku: highs are around 64°F and lows about 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

6
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Flamingo Spa in Vantaa, approximately Vantaa away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Sauna Arla - Arlan sauna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Spas Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Spa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kaurilan Sauna ©
Kaurilan Sauna
Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall ©
Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampere is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Rajaportti Sauna, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Spas Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Rajaportti Sauna ©
Rajaportti Sauna
Kaupinoja Sauna ©
Kaupinoja Sauna

3
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. When in Kuopio, make a side trip to see Tahko Spa in Tahkovuori, approximately Tahkovuori away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some friendly competition at Entertainment Center IsoCee, buy something for everyone on your list at Matkus Shopping Center, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Kuopio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Shopping Museums Nature

Side Trip

Tahko Spa
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Matkus Shopping Center ©
Matkus Shopping Center
Tahko Spa ©
Tahko Spa
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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