16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
7
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  22 h 30 min
End: Riyadh

5
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 20th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip planning app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in May, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Imatra.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): head off the coast to Lammassaari Island and then take an in-depth tour of Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Imatra trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Imatra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Imatra are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Tampere.

Things to do in Imatra

Museums Nature Parks
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Imatra to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
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 24th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Turku travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stroll around Kirjurinluoto, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Muonio online route planner.

Drive from Mustasaari to Muonio in 9.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mustasaari in May, with highs in Muonio at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Levi
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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