22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Brussels

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Cathedral of Porvoo are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Porvoo, Espoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress, thentake a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, thensee the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Loviisa online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Historic Sites
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Loviisa Maritime Museum ©
Loviisa Maritime Museum
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses ©
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get outdoors at Leivonmaki National Park and Paijatsalo Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Finnish Air Force Museum and The Craft Museum of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti), Pyha-Hakki National Park (in Saarijarvi) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Jyvaskyla takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Church of Keuruu, Pyha-Hakki National Park, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Petajavesi Old Church
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

6
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Popular historic sites such as Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yyteri Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Visavuori (in Valkeakoski), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Yyteri Beach, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Visavuori, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). There's still lots to do: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and view the masterpieces at Gallery A.

To find out how to plan a trip to Turku, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rauma, Teijo National Park, Naantali Old Town
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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