23 days in Finland Itinerary

23 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 11 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Pori
— 3 nights
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): head off the coast to Haapasaari Island and then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Center Veturi. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aijanniemi Beach, then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and finally wander the streets of Hamina Old Town.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kotka holiday maker tool.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. There's lots more to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, brush up on your military savvy at The Parola Armour Museum, then stop by Ideapark, and finally see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, then examine the collection at Museo Militaria, and then identify plant and animal life at Evo Hiking Area.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Military Museum
The Parola Armour Museum
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Evo Hiking Area
4.7

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 20th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, then stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll set off for Savonlinna on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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Must see
Yyteri Beach
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Must see
Old Rauma
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna tour planner.

You can drive from Pori to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

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