22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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22 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
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 Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Lenholm Conservation Area (in Parainen) and Rauma (Old Rauma & Rauma Water Tower). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, steep yourself in history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, and walk around Kultaranta Garden.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Turku: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali, Lenholm Conservation Area
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Pori (Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo & Palace of Junnelius). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pohtiolampi ©
Pohtiolampi

2
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park and then look for gifts at Viherlandia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu, then admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla online tour planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Keuruu, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Petajavesi Old Church
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Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

10
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Heureka and Korkeasaari Zoo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Walking tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo). Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 26th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Katajanokka, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and walk around Kaivopuisto.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip tool .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Heureka
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Heureka ©
Heureka
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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