17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Panama City
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Panama City

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 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online travel planner .

Panama City, Panama to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City to Helsinki is 7 hours. Traveling from Panama City in June, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

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

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 16th (Sun), revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, and finally take in the waterfront at Laivasilta.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Loviisa trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo
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The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Laivasilta ©
Laivasilta

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Visavuori in Valkeakoski--about 36 minutes away. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner .

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Tampere takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

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: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kupittaa Park, and get your game on at Moomin World.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route planner .

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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