19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 10 nights
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Kotka
— 3 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Moomin Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

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Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Tampere are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

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Moomin Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Moomin Museum
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Katajanokka and Nuuksio National Park. The National Museum of Finland and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hanko (Tulliniemi Nature Path & Bellevue Beach), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online vacation planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Katajanokka ©
Must see
Katajanokka
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Must see
Mannerheim Museum
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3
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Kotka

Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): make a trip to Main Building of Military School, steep yourself in history at Hamina Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then make a trip to St. John's Church, and finally examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Mielakka Ski Center.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kotka trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Helsinki to Kotka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. November in Kotka sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kotka

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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St. John's Church ©
Religious Site
St. John's Church
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Main Building of Military School ©
Architectural Building
Main Building of Military School
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Lappeenranta

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the views from Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi and then don't miss a visit to Viewing Platform in Puumala. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, then buy something for everyone on your list at IsoKristiina, and finally have some family-friendly fun at HopLop.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 30°F. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Architectural Building
Lappeen Marian kirkko
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