20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
3
Vaasa
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Turku
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Frankfurt

4
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Tulliniemi Nature Path in Hanko, approximately Hanko away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, view the masterpieces at Okra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in July, with highs in Helsinki at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Tulliniemi Nature Path
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Cathedral of Porvoo and Church of Hollola will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Motorcycle Museum of Finland and Radio and TV Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo), Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Lahti ( Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo & Apulandia). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Vaaksy Canal and enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahti, Porvoo, Hollola, Vaaksy Canal, Hiidenkirnut
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Salgrund Pilot Station. Get in touch with nature at Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut and Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla. Venture out of the city with trips to Kuddnas Museum (in Uusikaarlepyy), Kokkola (Neristan (Old Wooden Town) & Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum) and Powerpark (in Harma). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Stundars Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, and get outside with Setterbergin Puisto.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Loviisa to Vaasa. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kokkola, Kuddnas Museum, Powerpark, Stundars Museum, Salgrund Pilot Station
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut ©
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Hame Castle will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Yyteri Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Yyterin Nakotorni (in Pori), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip website.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Pori, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Rauma and Turku Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Katanpaa (in Kustavi) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, admire the local landmark of Harmonia, and learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Moomin World, Old Rauma, Katanpaa, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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