20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Loviisa
— 3 nights
3
Vaasa
— 4 nights
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
5
Turku
— 4 nights

4
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 Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Okra. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Tulliniemi Nature Path in Hanko, approximately Hanko away. And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday maker.

Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Helsinki. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Frankfurt in July: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Tulliniemi Nature Path
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Cathedral of Porvoo and Church of Hollola will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Motorcycle Museum of Finland and Radio and TV Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Lahti ( Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo & Apulandia). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka and explore the activities along Kiikunlahde.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lahti, Porvoo, Hollola, Hiidenkirnut, Vaaksy Canal
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Powerpark and Stundars Museum. Get in touch with nature at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Setterbergin Puisto. Venture out of the city with trips to Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut (in Lappajarvi), Kuddnas Museum (in Uusikaarlepyy) and Salgrund Pilot Station (in Kaskinen). And it doesn't end there: stop by Neristan (Old Wooden Town), head outdoors with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla, examine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Loviisa to Vaasa. In August, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kokkola, Stundars Museum, Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut, Kuddnas Museum, Salgrund Pilot Station
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut ©
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut
Kuddnas Museum ©
Kuddnas Museum

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Hame Castle will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Yyteri Beach and Yyterin Nakotorni. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and examine the collection at Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia.

Discover how to plan a Tampere trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Pori, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Hame Castle, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Cathedral and Old Rauma. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Katanpaa (in Kustavi) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and admire the local landmark of Harmonia.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Katanpaa, Moomin World, Old Rauma, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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