20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 16th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Oulu road trip site.

London, UK to Oulu is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Oulu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Oulu to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 17th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Mustasaari trip planner.

Getting from Oulu to Mustasaari by car takes about 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Postal Museum. Appreciate the collections at Mediamuseo Rupriikki and Tampere Art Museum. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Ylojarvi to see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, and walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Appreciate the collections at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Cathedral and Kuusisto Manor. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately Poytya away. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, explore the ancient world of Kuusisto Bishop's Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kaarina, Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 26th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour and then get engrossed in the history at Soderlangvik Gard.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island journey builder website.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

7
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation maker app.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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