16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 8 nights
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
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Hameenlinna
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights

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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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temppeliaukio Church and The Esplanadi Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula), Arctic Expedition (in Espoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker website.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally steep yourself in history at Castle Hill.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Porvoo travel route planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Porvoo

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. On the 19th (Mon), walk around Aulanko, then try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and then explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Hauhon kirkko and then steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Jean Sibelius.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hameenlinna trip planner.

Drive from Porvoo to Hameenlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hameenlinna are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Turku.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius
Hauhon kirkko ©
Hauhon kirkko

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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.
Kids will enjoy Bellevue Beach and Moomin World. Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and The Church of the Holy Cross. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku planner.

You can drive from Hameenlinna to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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