33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  29 h
1
Tampere
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Pori
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Turku
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
5
Lappeenranta
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h
6
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Adelaide

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 Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Old Church of Keuruu. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Rapola Ridge (in Valkeakoski), Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna) and Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) (in Muurame). 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 Church of Keuruu.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tampere driving holiday planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Tampere is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, 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

Side Trips

Keuruu, Rapola Ridge, Stone Castle of Pirunvuori, Hame Castle, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
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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 Salgrund Pilot Station. We've included these beaches for you: Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Pori: Koylio (Koylio Church & Koylion Kirkkokari), Rauma (Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki & Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum) and Kristiinankaupunki (Ulrika Eleonora Church, The Maritime Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius and get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pori vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rauma, Kristiinankaupunki, Koylio, Salgrund Pilot Station
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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 Kuusisto Bishop's Castle. Get some cultural insight at Turku Cathedral and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Lenholm Conservation Area (in Pargas) and Hanko (Pike's Gut & Tulliniemi Nature Path). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, stop by Naantali Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Marttyyrikeisarinna Aleksandran Kirkko, and get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum.

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

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kaarina, Hanko, Naantali Old Town, Lenholm Conservation Area
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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 Salis Batteri for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aland Maritime Museum and Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. Change things up with a short trip to Getabergen in Geta (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, 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 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 Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Aland Island, Sund, Getabergen, Antikbutiken
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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 Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Joutsenon kirkko. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Sapokka Water Garden, &more), Savitaipale Church (in Savitaipale) and Hamina (Hamina Old Town & St. John's Church). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Taipalsaaren kirkko.

To see where to stay, reviews, 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 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Imatra Waterfall, Rautjarven kirkko, Taipalsaaren kirkko
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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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 National Museum of Finland. Popular historic sites such as The Aalto House and Cathedral of Porvoo are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and admire the striking features of Johannes Church.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Take a train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 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

Side Trips

Espoo, Porvoo, Vantaa
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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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