18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Porvoo
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Vaasa
— 2 nights
5
Oulu
— 1 night
6
Kemi
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights

3
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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.
Explore Porvoo's surroundings by going to Kotka (Riverside Park, Sibelius Park, &more), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, and enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Porvoo trip builder app.

Melbourne, Australia to Porvoo is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. In July, Porvoo is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Hiidenkirnut
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Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

1
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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 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski) and Parola (Holy Cross Church & The Parola Armour Museum). Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planning site.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Parola, Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum

2
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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, make a splash at Tropiclandia, pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, then see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Zip Adventure Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vaasa driving holiday planner.

Getting from Tampere to Vaasa by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Zip Adventure Park ©
Zip Adventure Park
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, then walk around Hupisaaret Park, and finally walk around Ainolan Puisto.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

2
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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, then cast your line with Nordic Safaris, then stroll through Kukkolankoski, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then head off the coast to Perameren Kansallispuisto, then play a few rounds at Tornio Golf, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kemi online trip planner.

Getting from Oulu to Kemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Kemi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kemi

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tornio, Kukkolankoski
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
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Nordic Safaris ©
Nordic Safaris
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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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.
Pack the 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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