16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— Few hours

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and stroll around The Esplanadi Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Helsinki, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 28:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. On the next day, deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

Plan trip to Pori with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park online itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Koli National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi vacation maker tool.

Drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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