17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Pori
— 2 nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Maritime Centre Vellamo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, and visit Katajanokka.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki journey planning website.

Dourados, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Dourados to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Maritime Centre Vellamo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, thenhike along Juutua Nature Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inari itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Inari by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in July, with highs in Inari at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thenwalk around Lilla holmen, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, thenstep off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, thentake in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, and finally browse for treasures at Antikbutiken.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive 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

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nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thenview the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, thenkick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

Discover how to plan a Pori trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

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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): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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