21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
6
Lahti
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Syote
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Kids will enjoy Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, visit Ullanlinna, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then get your game on at Moomin World, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Palace of Junnelius, then view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pori holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

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

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mustasaari travel planner.

Drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, and then make a trip to Tulenkantajat Literature Center & Bookstore. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere route maker website.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Tampere takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

2
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, then hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, and then perfect your strike at Hohtokeila Lahti.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lahti trip builder app.

Take a train from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Lahti, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Lahti

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Lahti Minigolf Centre Laune ©
Lahti Minigolf Centre Laune

1
night
Syote

Syote
Make your Syote itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahti to Syote. Traveling from Lahti in August, things will get slightly colder in Syote: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. On the 29th (Thu), you're off to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Syote

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi route planner.

Getting from Syote to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 1st (Sun), see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route planning website.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum