21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Tampere
— 5 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 5 nights
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
6
Oulu
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Bring the kids along to Katajanokka and Mannerheim Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Vantaa and see Heureka, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Helsinki. In September, Helsinki is cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

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Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

5
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Hatanpaa Arboretum and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Emil Aaltosen Museo. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampere tour planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 4th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pori trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October in Pori, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6

5
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Naantali Old Town and Turku Castle. Bring the kids along to Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Turku Cathedral. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma, about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, make a splash at JukuPark Turku, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turku holiday planning website.

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5
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Neighborhood
Naantali Old Town
4.3

1
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 10th (Thu), take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, explore the engaging exhibits at The Cultural History Museum of Aland, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Mariehamn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
4.5

2
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park and then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu road trip planning app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Oulu in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mariehamn in October, expect Oulu to be a bit cooler, temps between 6°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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