16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 4 nights
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Pori
— Few hours
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Turku
— 2 nights
4
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
5
Kotka
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Hatanpaa Arboretum and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Bring the kids along to Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Ylojarvi to see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto about 54 minutes away.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere road trip planning tool.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Tampere is 2 hours. Traveling from London in August, Tampere is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 5th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin 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.
On the 6th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park, and then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island holiday planner.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 10th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and then walk around Riverside Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka travel route planner.

Getting from Kimito Island to Kotka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurlahti Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Porvoo Old Town, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, walk around Sibelius Monument, make a trip to Senate Square, and get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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