7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Southern Finland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Western Finland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Petajavesi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Southern Finland

Southern Finland ©
Home to some of Finland's most vibrant cities, Southern Finland brims with cultural and architectural tourist attractions, plus a quirky and lively nightlife scene.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kumparepuisto Park, identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally kick back and relax at Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Southern Finland online travel planner .

Helsinki to Southern Finland is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Southern Finland

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Loviisan kirkko, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and finally stroll through Kupittaa Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip site .

You can drive from Southern Finland to Turku in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Western Finland.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

few
hours
Western Finland

Western Finland ©
Encompassing historical cities, swathes of countryside, and a stunning coastline, Western Finland offers a wealth of cultural and natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): head outdoors with Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Western Finland route maker app .

Traveling by car from Turku to Western Finland takes 3 hours. In May in Western Finland, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Petajavesi.

Things to do in Western Finland

Outdoors

Side Trip

Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto
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Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto ©
Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto

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Petajavesi

Petajavesi ©
Petäjävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Hoyry Galleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu, and finally examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): snap pictures at Karkisten Silta, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, and then hike along Nyrolan luontopolku.

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

Drive from Western Finland to Petajavesi in 1.5 hours. In May in Petajavesi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Petajavesi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Keuruu, Hoyry Galleria, Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Hoyry Galleria ©
Hoyry Galleria

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