17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Hameenlinna
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Raseborg
— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Pohjolan toimitalo. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online route planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 5th (Fri), steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. On the next day, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, then make a trip to Stromforsin Ruukki, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Porvoo tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then hike along Akka-Koli Hill. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Pielinen and then stroll through Paha-Koli Hill.

Plan trip to Koli National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Porvoo to Koli National Park. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey maker website.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Torronsuo National Park, find something for the whole family at Ahvenisto, and then explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, then look for all kinds of wild species at Evo Hiking Area, and then explore the activities along Vaaksy Canal.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hameenlinna online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Hameenlinna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Hameenlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hameenlinna to Tampere by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Naantali Old Town, trek along The Archipelago Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

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Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Raseborg.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

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Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellevue Beach, explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, and then make a trip to Ekenas Old Town. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Katarinan kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko, then walk around Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, and finally enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Raseborg trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Raseborg in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Raseborg can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

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