17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
5
Mantta-Vilppula
— 1 night
6
Mikkeli
— 2 nights
7
Kouvola
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, stop by Artisaani, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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3
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Turun Kauppahalli. Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (Old Rauma & Ruokapuoti Lumo). There's much more to do: visit Naantali Old Town, shop like a local with Galleria Joella, view the masterpieces at Turun Taidehalli, and relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

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Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Shopping Mall
Kauppakeskus Mylly
4.4
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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
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Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Laukko Manor and Holy Cross Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Vitikkala Manor and Haihara Art Centrefor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Hameenlinna to see Hauhon kirkko about 1h 5 min away. Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: boost your wellbeing at Tullin Sauna, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tampere tour planner.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mantta-Vilppula.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Art Gallery
Laukko Manor
4.3

1
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Mantta-Vilppula

Mantta-Vilppula ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu, then admire the masterpieces at Serlachius Museum Gustaf, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mantta-Vilppula driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Tampere to Mantta-Vilppula in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mantta-Vilppula are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Mantta-Vilppula

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:
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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 12th (Wed), take a stroll around Art Centre Salmela, then steep yourself in history at The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Church. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki, view the masterpieces at Mikkelin Valokuvakeskus, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, get advice or help at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, then stop by Stella, and finally appreciate the history behind Mannerheim Statue.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mikkeli trip itinerary website.

Drive from Mantta-Vilppula to Mikkeli in 3 hours. August in Mikkeli sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
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Civic Center
Art Centre Salmela
4.5
Military Museum
Communications Centre Lokki
5.0

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take a stroll around Ankkapurha Cultural Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Art Gallery Merila, then go for a walk through Linden Esplanade, and finally take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Tykkimaen Sauna.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas

Side Trips

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