33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 5 nights
2
Pori
— 4 nights
3
Turku
— 5 nights
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 4 nights
5
Lappeenranta
— 5 nights
6
Helsinki
— 7 nights

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 Old Church of Keuruu. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Hame Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) (in Muurame), Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Rapola Ridge (in Valkeakoski). 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 test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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 flight. 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 °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keuruu, Tammelan kirkko, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance), Stone Castle of Pirunvuori
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

4
nights
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 Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki. We've included these beaches for you: Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum (in Rauma), Kristiinankaupunki (Ulrika Eleonora Church, The Maritime Museum, &more) and Salgrund Pilot Station (in Kaskinen). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Koylio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koylion Kirkkokari, get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and contemplate the long history of Palace of Junnelius.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip app.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Kristiinankaupunki, Koylio, Salgrund Pilot Station
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 Turku Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Naantali Old Town. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Hanko (Pike's Gut & Tulliniemi Nature Path) and Lenholm Conservation Area (in Pargas). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take a tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read Turku vacation planner.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to 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 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Kaarina, Lenholm Conservation Area, Naantali Old Town
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
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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 Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museumship Pommern and Kastelholm Castle. 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, stroll around Lilla holmen, try your luck at PAF Casino, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antikbutiken.

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 °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Aland Island, Sund, Getabergen, Antikbutiken
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

5
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
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 St. John's Church. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola), Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Sapokka Water Garden, &more) and Hamina Old Town (in Hamina). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Taipalsaaren kirkko, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta visit app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Mariehamn to Lappeenranta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Repovesi National Park, Olavinlinna Castle, Savitaipale Church
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

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Aalto House. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Porvoo and Johannes Church are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Heureka (in Vantaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °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

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Porvoo
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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