24 days in Finland Itinerary

24 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 3 nights
2
Pori
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
4
Harma
— 1 night
5
Oulu
— 4 nights
6
Kouvola
— 3 nights
7
Helsinki
— 6 nights

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Bring the kids along to Moomin World and Turku City Library. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): walk around Kirjurinluoto, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). On the next day, examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori holiday builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Bring the kids along to Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Ahvenisto. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari) and The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tampere route builder app.

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Harma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, Ahtari Zoo, The Parola Armour Museum
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto

1
night
Harma

Harma ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Powerpark.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Harma trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Tampere to Harma by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Harma

Theme Parks
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark

4
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Attractions like Hupisaaret Park and Ainolan Puisto make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, explore the activities along Koitelinkoski, get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre, and admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Harma to Oulu takes 4 hours. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Koitelinkoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Attractions like Repovesi National Park and Sibelius Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Kouvola's surroundings by going to Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Linden Esplanade, &more) and Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill and find something for the whole family at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kouvola online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Oulu to Kouvola in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Kouvola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Woikosken Automuseo
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Temppeliaukio Church and Linnanmaki Amusement Park will thrill your kids. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning app.

You can drive from Kouvola to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Espoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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