17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  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: Eckero (Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum & Leklandet) and Bomarsund (in Sund). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, admire all the interesting features of Wiklof Holding Arena, contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip app .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Mariehamn is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kathmandu to Mariehamn due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kathmandu in August; daily highs in Mariehamn reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish 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, Eckero, Sund
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Room Escape Games
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder site .

Take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

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