Relaxed 14-Day Finland Road Trip from Helsinki to Hämeenlinna, Tampere, and Turku

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Duration
14 days & 13 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
13 nights included
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14 days included
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Experience Finland like never before on this 14-day relaxed road trip, traversing through Helsinki, Riihimäki, Hämeenlinna, Raikku, Tiihala, Tampere, Turku, Naantali, Raisio, and Jänessaari. This self-drive vacation offers a tranquil journey through the heart-stopping beauty found in Finland.

This self-drive package allows you to travel through picture-perfect landscapes in Finland at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Helsinki, Riihimäki, Hämeenlinna, Raikku, Tiihala, Tampere, Turku, Naantali, Raisio, and Jänessaari. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 5 nights in Helsinki, 1 night in Hämeenlinna, 3 nights in Tampere, and 4 nights in Turku. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Finland.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Finland. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Helsinki, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 14-day journey across Finland and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

Experience the essence of leisurely self-drive exploration across Finland with our handpicked selection of accommodations. From relaxed stays at renowned 5-star hotels offering magnificent views to comfortable 3-star options that cater to budget-conscious travelers, we ensure your journey is optimized for relaxation and comfort. Discover the perfect place to stay and unwind as you embark on a laid-back adventure in Finland.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Finland. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Linnanmäki. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Kauppatori.

Traveling leisurely through Finland means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Senate Square. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Enjoy strolling through Finland's shopping hotspots near your accommodation. Visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Don't forget to bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Finland.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Finland. This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Finland's shopping hotspots. Through these experiences, you'll have plenty of opportunities to discover the locals’ way of life and soak in the rich cultural heritage of the Finland.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Finland. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 13 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 14 days of your self-drive road trip in Finland. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 14-day vacation in Finland and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Finland today!

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Flights, economy included
Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Raikku
Helsinki cityscape with Helsinki Cathedral and port, FinlandHelsinki / 5 nights
Jänessaari
Riihimäki - city in FinlandRiihimäki
Tiihala
Raisio
Naantali - city in FinlandNaantali
Hämeenlinna - city in FinlandSouthern Finland / 1 night
Early autumn morning panorama of the Port of Turku, Finland, with Turku Castle at background.Turku / 4 nights
Aerial view of the Tampere city at sunset. Tampella building. View over Tammerkoski river in warm sunlight.Tampere / 3 nights

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Attractions

Photo of Linnanmäki is Finland’s oldest and most popular amusement park, located in the Alppila quarter of Helsinki.Linnanmäki
Photo of scenic summer panorama of the Market Square (Kauppatori) at the Old Town pier in Helsinki, Finland.Market Square
Senate Square, Kruununhaka, Southern major district, Helsinki, Helsinki sub-region, Uusimaa, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSenate Square
Photo of Statue of JL Runeberg, the national poet of Finland, at Esplanadi park avenue in Helsinki, Finland.Esplanadi park
Photo of entrance gate and ticket office of the Korkeasaari Zoo. It is the largest zoo in Finland, located on the island.Korkeasaari Zoo
Photo of aerial View of Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki, Finland.Temppeliaukio Church
Photo of Turku Castle is the largest medieval building in Finland, Turku, Finland.Turku Castle
Photo of art gallery Ateneum. Museum of Finnish, international art.Ateneum
Museum of Contemporary Art KiasmaMuseum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Photo of the Kaivopuisto park and Harakka island on the background, Helsinki, Finland.Kaivopuisto
Photo of Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral Church in Katajanokka district of the Old Town in Helsinki, Finland.Uspenski Cathedral
Pyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandPyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower
Photo of the National Museum of Finland ,Helsinki, Finland.National Museum of Finland
Photo of Sibelius Monument (artist Eila Hiltunen, 1967) dedicated to Finnish composer Jean Sibelius in Helsinki Sibelius Park, it consists more than 600 hollow steel pipes, Helsinki, Finland.Sibelius Monument
Photo of Vapriikki Museum, Tampella building. View over Tammerkoski river in warm sunlight, Tampere, Finland.Museum Centre Vapriikki
Photo of Natural History museum is located next to Finnish parliament building and attracts tourists all year long, Helsinki, Finland.Finnish Museum of Natural History
Finlayson Factory Area, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandFinlayson Factory Area
SärkänniemiSärkänniemi
Kupittaa Park, Kupittaa, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandKupittaa
Hatanpää Park Arboretum, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandHatanpää Park Arboretum
Photo of Turku Cathedral in Turku, Finland.Turku Cathedral
Photo of Moomin House in Park Moomin world in winter, Naantali, Finland.Moomin World
Koskipuisto ParkKoskipuisto
Vehoniemi Automobile Museum, Kangasala, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandVehoniemi automobile museum
Moomin Museum, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandMoomin Museum
Botanic Garden of Turku, Ruissalo, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandBotanic Garden of Turku
Aboa Vetus Ars NovaAboa Vetus Ars Nova
The Old Great SquareOld Great Square
Adventure Park Seikkailupuisto, Kupittaa, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandAdventure Park Seikkailupuisto
Building of Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, one of the the wooden house that survived the great fire of 1827 in Turku, FinlandLuostarinmäki
Photo of aerial view of Aulanko Observation Tower among blue lakes and green forests, Hameenlinna, Finland.Aulanko Tower
Medieval Tampere cathedral in Finland (Finnish Tampereen tuomiokirkko, Swedish Tammerfors domkyrka) is a church in Tampere, Finland. The cathedral was built between 1902 and 1907.Tampere Cathedral
MobiliaMobilia
Näsi Park, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandNäsi Park
Photo of National Romantic granite building of Turku Art Museum, Finland.Turku Art Museum
The Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland, Keskusta 1, Hämeenlinna, Hämeenlinnan seutukunta, Kanta-Häme, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandThe Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland
The Forum Marinum Museum and giant Daisy in TurkuForum Marinum
The Finnish Labor Museum Werstas, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandThe Finnish Labor Museum Werstas
Rhododendron Park, Raisio, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandRhododendron Park
Southern ParkSouthern Park, Tampere
Suomen lasimuseo - The Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Riihimäen seutukunta, Kanta-Häme, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSuomen lasimuseo - The Finnish Glass Museum
Museum of Workers' Housing, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandAmuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel house, VII, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandPharmacy Museum and Qwensel house
The Suomen Joutsen full-rigger, IX, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandThe Suomen Joutsen full-rigger
Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Keinusaari, Hämeenlinna, Hämeenlinnan seutukunta, Kanta-Häme, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandHämeenlinna Art Museum
Prison MuseumPrison Museum
Ukko-Pekan silta, Naantali, Naantali, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandUkko-Pekan silta, Naantali
Aurajokiranta, II, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandAurajokiranta
Palander house, Keskusta 2, Hämeenlinna, Hämeenlinnan seutukunta, Kanta-Häme, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandPalander house

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Day 1

Day 1 – Helsinki - arrival day

  • Helsinki - Arrival day
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  • Esplanadi park
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Your relaxed road trip through Finland starts when you reach the incredible city of Helsinki, where you'll stay for 4 nights. You'll pick up your rental car in Helsinki and begin your adventure in Finland.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Esplanadi park. This extraordinary park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 12,380 visitors.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Helsinki. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Finland. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

When you're hungry and ready to take a break from your laid-back adventure, treat yourself to a delicious meal at one of the best restaurants in Helsinki.

Set out on a gastronomic journey in Helsinki by reserving a table at Palace. Known for its 2-star Michelin reputation, Palace captivates its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious modern cuisine. For a different taste, head over to Finnjävel Salonki, renowned for its delectable contemporary dishes. This distinguished 1-star Michelin-recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. Craving more culinary excitement? Explore Olo, a highly rated local gem known for its exquisite modern menu. With a 1-star Michelin acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Helsinki.

As the day is coming to an end, retreat to your hotel for some rest, or head out to a bar to celebrate your time in Helsinki. The bars in Helsinki make the perfect setting for a laid-back drink and chilled hangout with your travel companions.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Base Bar, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. One Pint Pub is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, Liberty or Death is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

Raise a toast as you look back into the highlights of today’s laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure in Finland. Enjoy your first taste of Helsinki as you soak in the city’s unique vibe.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Helsinki

  • Helsinki
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Drive 7 km, 34 min

  • Linnanmäki
  • Senate Square
  • Market Square
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On day 2 of your leisurely self-drive tour across Finland, you’ll go deep into Helsinki, where you'll stay for 3 nights, and see some of the city’s unforgettable attractions. To learn more of the city's culture, you'll also dine at the most popular restaurants in Helsinki, and meet locals along the way!

When you're ready to see some sights, Linnanmäki is a great place to start. This amusement park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 26,571 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Senate Square. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 19,379 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Kauppatori. The market square has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 26,148 visitors.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Helsinki, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available for your relaxed road trip across Finland.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Helsinki, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Lappi Ravintola, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Restaurant Vltava? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Ravintola Karl-Johan Oy as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Helsinki.

If you feel like it, head out to a bar to celebrate another fantastic day in Helsinki and take the pulse of the city’s nightlife. Enjoy the night without rushing to fully appreciate it.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Kaisla, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Beaver Bar is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Praha also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your leisurely paced road trip in Finland!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Helsinki

  • Helsinki
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Drive 16 km, 2 hours 51 min

  • Sibelius Monument
  • Ateneum
  • Uspenski Cathedral
  • Korkeasaari Zoo
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Day 3 of your relaxed road trip through Finland means 24 hours of making the best memories in Helsinki. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away by the city of Helsinki!

Journey into the unknown at Sibelius Monument, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable sculpture has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,272 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Ateneum is a recommended place to visit. This art museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,952 reviews. Based on recent data, the attraction hosts 400,000 visitors per year.

Another must-see attraction in Helsinki is Uspenski Cathedral. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,716 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Helsinki offers an experience you will remember.

Korkeasaari Zoo is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Helsinki. This zoo promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.3 out of 5 stars in 12,811 reviews. Each year, approximately 498,266 people travel to visit Korkeasaari Zoo.

Exploring one unique site after another provides you the much-needed variety during your leisurely self-drive tour across Finland. But to satisfy your curiosity or need for adventure, we recommend you add excursions in today’s agenda. You have a great selection of popular activities to choose from in Finland.

Exploring new places makes you hungry. Luckily, Helsinki has multiple restaurants that offer fantastic dining experiences to continue your laid-back and stress-free discovery of the city.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Löyly Helsinki, a highly-rated dining destination in Helsinki. If you're eager to try something different, consider Ravintola Nokka, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Hotel Kämp. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Helsinki this evening.

After dinner, you can choose between heading back to your hotel to recharge, taking a leisurely stroll, or going out to a bar for a relaxed drink in great company.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like The Riff, known for its lively atmosphere. Roasberg is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance.

Raise your glass to celebrate another day of your laid-back and relaxed road trip experience in Finland!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Helsinki

  • Helsinki
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Drive 3 km, 51 min

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
  • Finnish Museum of Natural History
  • Temppeliaukio Church
  • National Museum of Finland
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Day 4 introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Helsinki, further proving that leisurely self-drive tours in Finland are extraordinary.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. This museum is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 7,331 visitors.

Finnish Museum of Natural History is another popular attraction you could visit today. This natural history museum has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,700 visitors.

Temppeliaukio Church is also highly recommended by travelers. This cave church has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 12,801 visitors.

National Museum of Finland is an attraction you won’t want to miss. Around 447,139 people visit this place every year. This national museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 6,216 reviews.

Another way to make your easygoing and relaxed road trip in Finland more special is by joining unique tours and activities in Finland. Helsinki offers a wide selection of experiences for every traveler.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Finland. When you're not appreciating the best places to visit in Helsinki, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Restaurant Olo, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Ravintola Teerenpeli offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Restaurant Pompier is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Helsinki.

Before calling it a day, visit one of the best bars in Helsinki. There, you can look back on the highlights of today’s pleasant and invigorating travel experiences, have friendly conversations with locals, and unwind.

Grab a drink and enjoy every passing minute of this night of your relaxed road trip experience in Finland!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Helsinki, Riihimäki, and Hämeenlinna

  • Southern Finland
  • Riihimäki
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Drive 107 km, 1 hour 46 min

  • Suomen lasimuseo - The Finnish Glass Museum
  • Palander house
  • The Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland
  • Prison Museum
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Day 5 of your self-drive tour in Finland is your opportunity to see and experience the diversity of the country. You’ll stay in Hämeenlinna for 1 night. Along the route of your relaxed road trip, you can get a glimpse of the locals’ way of life and visit some of the most amazing locations in Finland.

Set your GPS to Riihimäki and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 58 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Riihimäki beckons with new experiences!

Start your sightseeing with a visit to The Finnish Glass Museum. This museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,079 visitors.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Riihimäki, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Hämeenlinna. This drive usually takes around 25 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Make Palander House your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this house museum an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 200 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at The Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,252 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this museum every year.

Prison Museum is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This museum has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 528 visitors.

When you’re not exploring beautiful places, you’ll have a relaxed time at Hämeenlinna. Here, you can choose from the best selection of hotels and places to stay as you get to know more about this spectacular city.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Hämeenlinna, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Dine in style at Himalaya Kitchen Ravintola, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Popino boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Miller's BBQ. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Hämeenlinna.

After dinner, you can choose between heading back to your hotel to recharge, taking a leisurely stroll, or going out to a bar for a relaxed drink in great company.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Olutravintola Birger, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Juliuksen Olohuone is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Voudin Kellari also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Raise your glass and toast to another unforgettable, laid-back road trip adventure in Finland!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Hämeenlinna, Raikku, Tiihala, and Tampere

  • Tampere
  • Southern Finland
  • Raikku
  • Tiihala
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Drive 89 km, 1 hour 40 min

  • Hämeenlinna Art Museum
  • Aulanko Tower
  • Vehoniemi automobile museum
  • Mobilia
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Day 6 of your relaxed road trip across the beautiful country of Finland will take you on a self-paced journey to more than one incredible place in one day. See some of the best attractions in Finland, taste the most delectable foods and exquisite drinks, and make incredible memories as you go!

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Hämeenlinna Art Museum. This much-appreciated museum is rated 4.2 out of 5 stars in 572 reviews.

Next up is Aulanko Tower. This observation tower has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,662 visitors.

After soaking in Hämeenlinna’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Raikku. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 45 min. When you arrive in Raikku, it's time to take a break from the road.

Journey into the unknown at Vehoniemi automobile museum, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable automobile museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,148 reviews.

After soaking in Raikku’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Tiihala. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 7 min. When you arrive in Tiihala, it's time to take a break from the road.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Mobilia. This much-appreciated automobile museum is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in 1,497 reviews.

Continue your laid-back road trip exploration of the best attractions in Finland at Tampere. Select from top hotels and accommodations in the city to recharge and rejuvenate.

Exploring new places makes you hungry. Luckily, Tampere has multiple restaurants that offer fantastic dining experiences to continue your laid-back and stress-free discovery of the city.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Vaakon Nakki, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Sailor's Bar & Grill offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Zeytuun is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Tampere.

Hang out and unwind at some of the top bars in Tampere.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Thrasherie Bar, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, Huurupiilo offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, Moro Sky Bar provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

Cherish every minute of your relaxed road trip vacation across Finland.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Tampere

  • Tampere
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Drive 11 km, 33 min

  • Särkänniemi
  • Southern Park, Tampere
  • Hatanpää Park Arboretum
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On day 7 of your leisurely self-drive tour across Finland, you’ll go deep into Tampere, where you'll stay for 2 nights, and see some of the city’s unforgettable attractions. To learn more of the city's culture, you'll also dine at the most popular restaurants in Tampere, and meet locals along the way!

Take the opportunity to see Särkänniemi. This attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 5,050 visitors.

Southern Park, Tampere is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This park has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,017 travelers.

Tampere is also the home of Hatanpää Park Arboretum. Around 3,864 people have rated this park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Tampere by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities.

When you’re not driving and exploring some of the best places in Finland, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Tampere.

As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Shanghai Chinese Restaurant, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Ravintola Coussicca is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Koskikeskus. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Tampere tonight.

If you’re not yet ready to call it a night, head back out to celebrate your vacation with a drink. This is a great time to slow down, look back at your day, and raise a toast to your wonderful holiday in Finland.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Bar K offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Kievari Kahdet Kasvot is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Save File - Pelaajan Olohuone is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Look back at an amazing day filled with adventure in Finland. And don’t forget to get some rest so you can continue your relaxed holiday in Finland tomorrow with new energy.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Tampere

  • Tampere
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Drive 3 km, 48 min

  • Näsi Park
  • The Finnish Labor Museum Werstas
  • Finlayson Factory Area
  • Koskipuisto
  • Museum Centre Vapriikki
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Day 8 of your relaxed road trip through Finland means 24 hours of making the best memories in Tampere. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away by the city of Tampere!

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Näsi Park. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,319 reviews.

Next up is The Finnish Labor Museum Werstas. This museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,104 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Finlayson Area. This point of interest has been rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in 5,162 reviews.

Koskipuisto is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This park has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,840 reviews.

To continue your sightseeing, head over to Museum Centre Vapriikki. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 6,185 reviews. Approximately 185,000 people come to see this attraction every year.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Finland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Tampere itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city.

Exploring the food culture in Tampere offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Bar Inez, a top-rated dining destination in Tampere. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Museokeskus Vapriikki, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Café Pispala. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Tampere this evening.

Hang out and unwind at some of the top bars in Tampere.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Alanya Bar, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Majava Baari Tampere. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down. You could also continue your night at Pub Golden Monkey, another top-rated place in the area.

Grab a drink and enjoy every passing minute of this night of your relaxed road trip experience in Finland!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Tampere, and Turku

  • Turku
  • Tampere
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Drive 168 km, 2 hours 52 min

  • Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
  • Pyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower
  • Tampere Cathedral
  • Moomin Museum
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Day 9 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Finland gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience more than one place in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Tampere. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Turku, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 4 nights.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. This extraordinary museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 883 visitors.

Next, make your way to Pyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower. This top attraction is a cafe with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,254 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Tampere Cathedral. This lutheran cathedral is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,575 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Moomin Museum. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,592 travelers.

You’ll be staying at the incredible city of Turku in this laid-back road trip in Finland. You'll stay here for 4 nights.

When you’re not driving and exploring some of the best places in Finland, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Turku.

Experience a taste of Kaskis in Turku by booking a reservation in advance. Renowned for its 1-star Michelin distinction, Kaskis delights its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious modern cuisine. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Ravintola Masala, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Smör. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Turku this evening.

As the day is coming to an end, stop at some of Turku’s best bars to celebrate this day of your slow-paced adventure in Finland.

Continue the enjoyment post-dinner at Bar Edison, a cherished local gathering spot renowned for its welcoming atmosphere. Similarly, Rento offers a vibrant space for indulging in well-crafted drinks and engaging conversation. You may also want to check out Pikku Havanna. This bar is a favorite among both locals and visitors looking for a delightful evening out filled with laughter and fun.

Look back at an amazing day filled with adventure in Finland. And don’t forget to get some rest so you can continue your relaxed holiday in Finland tomorrow with new energy.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Turku, Naantali, and Raisio

  • Turku
  • Naantali
  • Raisio
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Drive 38 km, 57 min

  • Moomin World
  • Ukko-Pekan silta, Naantali
  • Rhododendron Park
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On day 10 of your relaxed road trip across Finland, you’ll explore the area around Naantali, where you’ll be staying for another 3 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Naantali will make you fall even more in love with the town and uniqueness of Finland.

Naantali’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Turku behind. This drive usually takes around 23 min. Naantali welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Moomin World. This extraordinary amusement park is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,009 visitors.

Next, make your way to Ukko-Pekan silta, Naantali. This top attraction is a point of interest with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 323 visitors.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Naantali, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Raisio. This drive usually takes around 13 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Make Rhododendron Park your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this point of interest an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,021 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Turku and your accommodation.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Finland. When you're not appreciating the best places to visit in Turku, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Make sure to book a table at Panimoravintola Koulu, a popular restaurant in Turku. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Alternatively, experience a taste of Turku at Delhi Darbar, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Viking Restaurant Harald. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Turku tonight.

If you feel like it, head out to a bar to celebrate another fantastic day in Turku and take the pulse of the city’s nightlife. Enjoy the night without rushing to fully appreciate it.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Bar4. Alternatively, go to Uusi Apteekki Pub, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Walo Rooftop Bar provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Raise your glass to celebrate another day of your laid-back and relaxed road trip experience in Finland!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Turku, and Jänessaari

  • Turku
  • Jänessaari
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Drive 16 km, 40 min

  • Botanic Garden of Turku
  • Turku Castle
  • Forum Marinum
  • The Suomen Joutsen full-rigger
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Day 11 introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Jänessaari, further proving that leisurely self-drive tours in Finland are extraordinary.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Turku Castle, a remarkable castle where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 9,121 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Forum Marinum. This maritime museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,242 travelers. Given the site's popularity, it’s easy to understand why more than 56,000 people visit it every year.

Suomen Joutsen is another must-visit attraction. This renowned museum offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 751 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Finland makes the perfect setting for a calming but fun exploration. Aside from amazing sights, Finland also offers plenty of tours to enhance your relaxed road trip experience.

After a laid-back day of exploring top attractions in the area, it’s an excellent idea to sit down for a lovely and peaceful dinner. We’ve collected the most recommended restaurants in the city for you, so you can check out the menus and make your reservation in advance.

Dine in style at Pizzeria Via Tribunali Turku, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, OOBU boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Cosmic Comic Cafe. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Turku.

Experience the amazing nightlife in Turku and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Rica Bar is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Hunter's Inn, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is Kerttulin Kievari. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

A leisurely self-drive holiday in Jänessaari can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in Finland!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Turku

  • Turku
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Drive 4 km, 44 min

  • Adventure Park Seikkailupuisto
  • Kupittaa
  • Aboa Vetus Ars Nova
  • Old Great Square
  • Turku Cathedral
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On day 12 of your leisurely self-drive tour across Finland, you’ll go deep into Turku, where you'll stay for 1 night, and see some of the city’s unforgettable attractions. To learn more of the city's culture, you'll also dine at the most popular restaurants in Turku, and meet locals along the way!

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Adventure Park Seikkailupuisto. This extraordinary point of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,845 visitors.

Next, make your way to Kupittaa. This top attraction is a district with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,659 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Aboa Vetus Ars Nova. This museum is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,116 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Old Great Square. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,058 travelers.

Today is also your chance to spend some time at Turku Cathedral. This lutheran cathedral is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,025 travelers.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Finland by joining a traveler-approved tour in Turku. There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Turku that will make your slow-paced self-drive tour in Finland more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Turku to find the best options for you!

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Turku, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Make sure to book a table at Pancho Villa Turku, a popular restaurant in Turku. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Alternatively, experience a taste of Turku at Fazer Café Aurakatu, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Restaurant Roster. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Turku tonight.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Pocket Bar & Billiard after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to Whisky Bar for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting.

Soak in the unique atmosphere of Turku as you commemorate this day of your relaxed road trip through Finland with a toast. Cheers to a memorable leisurely self-drive holiday in Finland!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Turku, and Helsinki

  • Helsinki
  • Turku
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Drive 169 km, 2 hours 24 min

  • Turku Art Museum
  • Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel house
  • Aurajokiranta
  • Luostarinmäki
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On day 13 of your laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure, you’ll have the chance to visit more than one remarkable area in Finland. Since this self-drive tour offers freedom and flexibility, you can decide how much time you want to spend in each place to enjoy the memorable travel destinations in Finland.

Make Turku Art Museum your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this building an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,350 reviews. More than 80,848 people visit this place of interest every year.

Next up, make a stop at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel house. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 843 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this museum every year.

Aurajokiranta is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 279 visitors.

When you’re finished at Aurajokiranta, the perfect next stop is Luostarinmäki. This cup marked stones is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,805 reviews.

After a day of exploration, relax at one of the top hotels or accommodations in Helsinki. Staying in the city enhances your laid-back road trip experience in Finland by offering a comfortable and welcoming environment to recharge in this charming destination.

After a laid-back day of exploring top attractions in the area, it’s an excellent idea to sit down for a lovely and peaceful dinner. We’ve collected the most recommended restaurants in the city for you, so you can check out the menus and make your reservation in advance.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Restaurant Rioni, a highly-rated dining destination in Helsinki. If you're eager to try something different, consider Kappeli, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Restaurant Farang. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Helsinki this evening.

If you’re not yet ready to call it a night, head back out to celebrate your vacation with a drink. This is a great time to slow down, look back at your day, and raise a toast to your wonderful holiday in Finland.

A leisurely self-drive holiday in Turku can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in Finland!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Helsinki - departure day

  • Helsinki - Departure day
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  • Kaivopuisto
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Day 14 of your relaxed road trip in Finland is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Helsinki.

As your final day in Finland unfolds, enjoy a last-minute shopping spree in Helsinki's best shopping area. Enjoy finding the perfect gift or keepsake to remind you of your wonderful trip to Finland.

If you'd rather pass the time visiting some attractions, this is your chance to go to places you may not have had the chance to explore yet.

One fantastic attraction you could visit on your last day in Helsinki is the remarkable Kaivopuisto. This neighbourhood of helsinki and popular place of interest has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,806 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 14 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Helsinki or just grab something light to keep you going.

Esteemed as a much-enjoyed restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. If you're in the mood for something new, try Restaurant Merimakasiini, another premier location with a delectable menu.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Helsinki and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 14-day relaxed road trip in Finland is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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