16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
+2
bus + Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Rauma
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Aland Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
End: Bratislava

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Appreciate the collections at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyynikki observation tower and Tammelantori. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and look for gifts at Tallipiha.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere sightseeing planner.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bratislava to Tampere. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in August; daily highs in Tampere reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

3
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, look for gifts at Patakirppis, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church, and finally stroll through Yyteri Beach. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Bonk Keskus Ky.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rauma travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Rauma takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pori, Uusikaupunki
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, then examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Aland Island

Aland Island ©
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
On the 4th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Kastelholm, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Aland Island trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Aland Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In September in Aland Island, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums Historic Sites
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Aland Island to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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.
Let the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Stockmann's Department Store. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Fagerö Kaunissaari
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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