18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 3 nights
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 2 nights
6
Inari
— 3 nights
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore and learn at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere road trip website.

Mumbai, India to Tampere is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Tampere is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Tampere hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, The Parola Armour Museum, Visavuori
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Tampere to Mariehamn in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In June in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
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 3rd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Naantali Old Town, stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni, thenkick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pori trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenmake a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Levi online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Pori to Levi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get in touch with nature at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Ruijanpolku Trail about 1h 15 min away. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Juutua Nature Trail and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Inari online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Inari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Linden Esplanade). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Old Customs House, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find out how to plan a trip to Helsinki, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum