22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Turku
— 4 nights
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
7
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
8
Rovaniemi
— 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.
Pack the 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planner.

Cardiff, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to Helsinki is 2 hours. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

4
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Holy Cross Church (in Parola) and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna). Pack the 13th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, and kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 16th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Tampere to Mustasaari in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

2
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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Ukko-Koli Hill and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find out how to plan a trip to Koli National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip maker app.

Getting from Koli National Park to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Koli National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pyhatunturi, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature · Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi vacation planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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