17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dourados
Fly:  27​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Dourados

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Get a sense of the local culture at Kansallisgalleria and The National Museum of Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Porvoo Old Town, & more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker .

Dourados, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Paraguay Time (PYT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Maritime Centre Vellamo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in July: high temperatures in Inari hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner .

Fly from Inari to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 23rd (Thu), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then stroll around Lilla holmen, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antikbutiken.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Antikbutiken, Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
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 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then take a tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online day trip planner .

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally examine the collection at Villa Mairea. On your second day here, examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pori online tour planner .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

Make your Tampere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by bus from Pori to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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