17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol
Train + Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Jarvenpaa
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Naantali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Nagu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hanko
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Espoo
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
7
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  7 h 45 min
End: Bristol

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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, cool off at The Swimming Stadium, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder app.

Bristol, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Bristol to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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hours
Jarvenpaa

Jarvenpaa ©
Järvenpää is a town and municipality of Finland.HistoryJärvenpää was separated from its parent community Tuusula in 1951. On the 2nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) and then see the interesting displays at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jarvenpaa trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Jarvenpaa by car takes about an hour. In August in Jarvenpaa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Naantali.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius ©

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 3rd (Fri), stroll around Kultaranta Garden, then make a trip to Naantali Old Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

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You can drive from Jarvenpaa to Naantali in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Naantali are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll set off for Nagu on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Naantali

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church
Kultaranta Garden ©
Kultaranta Garden

3
nights
Nagu

Nagu ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lenholm Conservation Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Nagu Church, and then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Jurmo Island, then don't miss a visit to Korpo Church, and then don't miss a visit to Korpo Weather Radar.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Nagu attractions tool.

You can drive from Naantali to Nagu in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Nagu

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Korpo, Lenholm Conservation Area
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church

2
nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Venture out of the city with trips to Fiskars Village (in Fiskars), Raseborg (Raseborg Castle & Ekenas Old Town) and Pyhan Katarinan kirkko (in Karjaa). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko, and get engrossed in the history at Hanko Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanko trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Nagu to Hanko in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Espoo.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Raseborg, Snappertunan kirkko, Fiskars Village, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

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night
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a splash at Serena Water Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Espoo road trip planning tool.

Getting from Hanko to Espoo by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Espoo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Theme Parks
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Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On the 11th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Helsinki, and finally get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip website.

Helsinki is very close to Espoo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
SEA LIFE Helsinki ©
SEA LIFE Helsinki
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

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