33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 5 nights
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Pori
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 5 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 4 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 7 nights

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5
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Stone Castle of Pirunvuori. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Nasinneula Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) (in Muurame), Rapola Ridge (in Valkeakoski) and Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, explore the world behind art at Maltinranta Artcenter, admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere driving holiday planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Tampere is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Tampere is minus 7.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in July, expect Tampere to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Rauma and Koylio Church. We've included these beaches for you: Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Salgrund Pilot Station (in Kaskinen), Rauma (Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki & Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum) and Kristiinankaupunki (Ulrika Eleonora Church, The Maritime Museum, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Koylion Kirkkokari, get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Junnelius.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pori tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Koylio Church ©
Koylio Church

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Pike's Gut. Get some cultural insight at Turku Cathedral and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Lenholm Conservation Area (in Pargas). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

4
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Visit Bomarsund and Salis Batteri for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kastelholm Castle and Museumship Pommern. Change things up with a short trip to Getabergen in Geta (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, browse for treasures at Antikbutiken, walk around Lilla holmen, and try your luck at PAF Casino.

Plan trip to Mariehamn with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 2:
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Get a sense of the local culture at Olavinlinna Castle and Rautjarven kirkko. Your inner history buff will appreciate Savitaipale Church and Sandcastle Lappeenranta. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Sapokka Water Garden, &more), Hamina (Hamina Old Town & St. John's Church) and Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Taipalsaaren kirkko, and see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Mariehamn to Lappeenranta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 7:
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Cathedral of Porvoo and The National Museum of Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route planning app.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church

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