16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
4
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
5
Pori
— 1 night
6
Turku
— 1 night
7
Tampere
— 2 nights

3
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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary planning site.

Munich, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Munich to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Munich in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally hike along Ukko-Koli Hill. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Pielinen.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park road trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In August, daytime highs in Koli National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Nature
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, thensee the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Oulu online trip maker.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Oulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Oulun Taidemuseo ©
Oulun Taidemuseo

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Mustasaari

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

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mustasaari trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Oulu to Mustasaari in 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mustasaari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 28th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Pori vacation planning website.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park and then hike along The Archipelago Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku trip tool.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 31st (Fri), try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere holiday builder.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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