16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Lahti
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Fiskars
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Brussels

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Temppeliaukio Church, The Aalto House, Marimekko Oyj, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Design Museum, explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann Department Store, stop by Taiga Colors, thenlook for gifts at Marimekko Oyj, and finally stop by Marimekko. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Beaches Parks
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The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Design Museum ©
Design Museum

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nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, thenexplore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Päijänteen kansallispuisto.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti online route planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Lahti, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Päijänteen kansallispuisto, Hiidenvuori
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Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Päijänteen kansallispuisto ©
Päijänteen kansallispuisto

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nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 22nd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thenget engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally get outside with Kuuskajaskari. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Villa Mairea, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pori itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Lahti to Pori in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Turku Cathedral and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

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Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fiskars.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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nights
Fiskars

Fiskars ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raseborg Castle and Fiskars Village. Visiting Teijo National Park and Bellevue Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Fiskars with a short trip to Tulliniemi Nature Path in Hanko, about 1 hour away.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fiskars online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Fiskars in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Fiskars

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Teijo National Park, Raseborg Castle
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Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Haltia has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Sello, examine the collection at Talomuseo Glims, thenget all the information you need at Haltia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkonummen kirkko.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Espoo trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Fiskars to Espoo takes 1.5 hours. July in Espoo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Museums Childrens Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Lohja, Kirkkonummen kirkko
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Talomuseo Glims ©
Talomuseo Glims
Church of St. Lawrence
Church of St. Lawrence
Espoo Car Museum ©
Espoo Car Museum