17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Kathmandu


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3
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Get out of town with these interesting Mariehamn side-trips: Bomarsund (in Sund) and Eckero (Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum & Leklandet). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, stroll around Lilla holmen, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn day trip tool.

Kathmandu, Nepal to Mariehamn is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 3.8 hours traveling from Kathmandu to Mariehamn due to the time zone difference. In August, Mariehamn is slightly colder than Kathmandu - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aland Island, Sund, Eckero
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip maker tool.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 16th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tampere sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

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Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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