38 days in Finland Itinerary

38 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Porvoo
— 4 nights
4
Loviisa
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 22 nights

8
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Heureka in Vantaa, approximately Vantaa away. Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum.

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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vantaa, King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Room Escape Games
Heureka ©
Heureka

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 16th (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then hike along The Archipelago Trail, and then admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

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

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Room Escape Games
Kultaranta Garden ©
Kultaranta Garden

4
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Step off the beaten path and head to Porvoo Old Town and Hiidenkirnut. Get out of town with these interesting Porvoo side-trips: Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Kaunissaari (in Sipoo) and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, steep yourself in history at Castle Hill, walk around Runeberg Park, and stop by Riimikko.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Porvoo holiday maker website.

Getting from Turku to Porvoo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Hiidenkirnut, Kaunissaari, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sapokka Water Garden and Valkmusa National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Loviisa: Huutjarvi Lake (in Siltakyla), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Kotka (Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, Katariina Seaside Park, &more).

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Loviisa road trip tool.

Loviisa is just a short distance from Porvoo. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Siltakyla, Arboretum Mustila
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Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

22
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius (in Jarvenpaa), Espoo (Kaitalampi, Serena Water Park, &more) and Raseborg (Raseborg Castle, Ekenas Old Town, &more). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Sipoonkorpi National Park. Explore Helsinki further: browse the collection at Oodi Central Library, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, find something for the whole family at Puuhamaa, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Raseborg, Vantaa, Hameenlinna, Halosenniemi Museum
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Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art ©
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art

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