Cheap 14-Day Finland Road Trip from Helsinki traveling north to Kotka, Imatra, Mikkeli, Tampere, and Turku

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Get ready for an exciting vacation without hitting your budget hard with this 14-day cheap road trip in Finland. Venture into the heart of Helsinki, Kotka, Imatra, Parikkala, Lappeenranta, Savonlinna, Mikkeli, Hämeenlinna, Tampere, Rauma, Raisio, Turku, and Jänessaari, where every mile is packed with value and excitement. Embrace the freedom of the open road and make memories that last a lifetime, all within your budget.

Explore Finland for less with this 14-day self-drive package. This customizable and cheap Finland travel package promises non-stop adventure. We'll introduce you to many famous and affordable vacation spots in the country. Dine with locals at popular restaurants and bars across Finland and get a taste of the people’s hospitality and authentic food.

This travel plan allows you to stay comfortably at a top-rated budget hotel for 4 nights in Helsinki, 2 nights in Kotka, 1 night in Imatra, 1 night in Mikkeli, 3 nights in Tampere, and 2 nights in Turku. We'll help you have an unforgettable road trip experience in Finland at the lowest price!

On arrival in Helsinki, you'll pick up your rental vehicle. From there, you'll begin your journey to the best and cheapest places to travel to in Finland. Finland offers a wealth of world-class natural and scenic beauty you wouldn't want to miss!

During your cheap holiday in Finland, the choice of accommodation is entirely yours. Enjoy the freedom to select the ideal budget-friendly stay that perfectly matches your needs. Rest assured, your affordable accommodation will provide a welcoming retreat after a day of exploration and discovery.

Throughout your road trip in Finland, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Finland.

This affordable holiday package includes everything you need for a fantastic 14-day vacation in Finland. We'll offer you cheap flights and arrange your hotel reservations for 13 nights. We'll also provide you with the best budget rental car in Finland with CDW insurance.

You can customize your Finland travel plan for a more personalized holiday experience. Choose from popular and competitively-priced tours and tickets in Finland and add your picks to your itinerary. For example, get cheap tour tickets to uncover the stories behind Finland's famous sights. Or, try out some of the most fantastic excursions. There's no better way to add more culture and inspiration to your trip!

Booking this cheap holiday package in Finland offers you many perks. You'll get 24/7 travel support. In addition, you'll have access to a step-by-step guide in our mobile app. Here, you'll find all your travel documents organized in one place.

So what are you waiting for? Enjoy a hassle-free vacation in Finland with this cheap holiday deal! The best and most affordable tours in Finland fill up fast, so book your adventure today!

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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Helsinki cityscape with Helsinki Cathedral and port, FinlandHelsinki / 4 nights
Rauma - city in NorwayRauma
Photo of aerial view of beautiful landscape of lakes and forest in Imatra, Finland.Imatra / 1 night
Savonlinna - city in FinlandSavonlinna
Kotka - city in FinlandKotka / 2 nights
Photo of the town of Lappeenranta from the fortress Linnoitus.Lappeenranta
Raisio
South Savo - region in FinlandSouth Savo / 1 night
Hämeenlinna - city in FinlandSouthern Finland
Early autumn morning panorama of the Port of Turku, Finland, with Turku Castle at background.Turku / 2 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 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 Helsinki Cathedral over city center in spring, Finland.Helsinki Cathedral
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 bridge to the Olavinlinna Olofsborg, the 15th-century medieval three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland.Olavinlinna Castle
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
Sibelius Park, Taka-Töölö, Southern major district, Helsinki, Helsinki sub-region, Uusimaa, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSibelius Park
Finlayson Factory Area, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandFinlayson Factory Area
Kaisaniemi ParkKaisaniemi Park
SärkänniemiSärkänniemi
Kupittaa Park, Kupittaa, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandKupittaa
Photo of Old Rauma town hall, the only stone building among hundreds of wooden houses, Finland.Old Rauma
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
Koskipuisto ParkKoskipuisto
Savonlinna Market SquareSavonlinna Market Square
Photo of spillway on hydroelectric power station dam Imatrankoski, Imatra, Finland.Imatrankoski
Photo of great Public park Sapokka in Kotka town, Finland.Sapokka
Sandcastle Lappeenranta, Lappeenranta, Lappeenrannan seutukunta, South Karelia, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSandcastle Lappeenranta
Katariina Seaside Park, Kotka, Kotkan–Haminan seutukunta, Kymenlaakso, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandKatariina Seaside Park‎
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
Parikkala Sculpture Park, Parikkala, Imatran seutukunta, South Karelia, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandParikkala Sculpture Park
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
Photo of the new sea museum Maritime Centre Vellamo in Kotka, Finland.Maritime Centre Vellamo
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge, Kotka, Kotkan–Haminan seutukunta, Kymenlaakso, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandLanginkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge
Building of Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, one of the the wooden house that survived the great fire of 1827 in Turku, FinlandLuostarinmäki
Lappeenranta Fortress, Lappeenranta, Lappeenrannan seutukunta, South Karelia, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandLappeenranta Fortress
Lusto's main building on the right and the extension on the left.Lusto – The Finnish Forest Museum
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
Rhododendron Park, Raisio, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandRhododendron Park
Photo of Sibeliuksenpuisto, Kotka, Finland.Sibeliuksenpuisto
Prison MuseumPrison Museum
Church of the Holy Cross, Rauma, Rauman seutukunta, Satakunta, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandChurch of the Holy Cross
Kruununpuisto, Imatra, Imatran seutukunta, South Karelia, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandKruununpuisto
The Johanna Oras Art Manor, Punkaharju, Savonlinna, Savonlinnan seutukunta, South Savo, Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandThe Johanna Oras Art Manor
Sibelius Childhood Home, Keskusta 3, Hämeenlinna, Hämeenlinnan seutukunta, Kanta-Häme, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSibelius Childhood Home

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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 exciting road trip through Finland starts when you reach the incredible city of Helsinki, where you'll stay for 3 nights. You'll pick up your rental car in Helsinki and begin your adventure in Finland.

Helsinki is a popular cheap holiday destination in Finland with something to offer every traveler. More than a city in Finland, Helsinki is also a great place to find top-rated budget accommodations. You'll find many of these accommodations close to bustling markets and cultural attractions.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Finland shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Helsinki is also home to a variety of excellent dining and drinking spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and enjoy refreshing drinks.

Löyly Helsinki is an excellent example. Here, you can enjoy good food and service at affordable prices. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,237 customers.

Kappeli is another great restaurant option for budget travelers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and savory meals at low prices and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,294 customers.

Locals enjoy dining at Lappi Ravintola, and you might want to check it out too. This restaurant has an exciting menu and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,870 reviews.

Complement this refreshing day with an equally refreshing drink at one of the best bars in the city of Helsinki, Kaisla. This bar offers a variety of liquors at different price points and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,238 customers.

Roasberg is another popular bar in the area, perfect for people looking for a place to unwind and enjoy local drinks alone or with company. This bar has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,256 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of a terrific road trip vacation and a cheap holiday experience in Finland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Helsinki

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Drive 10 km, 46 min

  • Helsinki Cathedral
  • Senate Square
  • Market Square
  • Korkeasaari Zoo
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Day 2 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories in this cheap holiday destination in Finland. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Helsinki!

Finland is a wonderful destination with so much to show and so many stories to tell. To have the most extraordinary time on your low-cost holiday in Finland, consider adding tours to your affordable tour package to Finland. Choose from many thrilling to laid back and budget-friendly excursions in Finland that will add color and uniqueness to your adventure.

As this day progresses, satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst at one of the city's best restaurants and bars. Many restaurants in Helsinki offer good food and drink options at even better prices; the perfect combination for travelers on affordable vacations in Finland.

You could check out Restaurant Kuu, one of locals’ top restaurant options in the area. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 977 customers, and is a great place to enjoy a satisfying meal after a busy day of exploring.

Ravintola Ragu is another excellent choice for cheap holiday-goers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and comforting foods and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 924 diners.

If you feel like having something different, check out the menu at Restaurant Farang. This restaurant is known to offer good food at reasonable prices. Restaurant Farang has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,081 customer reviews.

Liberty or Death offers many snacks and liquors at different price points and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 685 customers.

If you’d like to interact with locals and fellow travelers in Helsinki, check out Restaurant Vltava. This bar is an excellent place to hang out and relax after a busy day, with an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 5,124 customers.

To ensure a good time in this cheap holiday destination, visit Hotel Kämp. Hotel Kämp offers affordable drinks and snacks and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,508 reviews.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Finland with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Finland!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Helsinki

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Drive 4 km, 1 hour 1 min

  • Temppeliaukio Church
  • Finnish Museum of Natural History
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
  • National Museum of Finland
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Day 3’s road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Helsinki, proving that cheap holidays in Finland can be extraordinary.

Cheap, budget vacations are nothing but incredible, especially when you’re in Finland. To have the best affordable travel experience in Finland, make time for some unique, challenging, or inspiring activities. Adding a tour to your travel plan promises a one-of-a kind adventure that will make your cheap vacation in Finland unforgettable. Fortunately, you'll find plenty of budget-friendly tours and cheap holiday deals in Finland.

Savor the culinary delights of Helsinki, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the city offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

Eat at Restaurant HOKU. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 966 reviews.

You can also check out Restaurant Savotta. Offering appetizing foods and refreshing beverages at reasonable prices, this restaurant is an excellent choice for budget travelers. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,076 diners.

Another great restaurant we recommend you go to after your activities is Ravintola Nerone. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 951 customers, this restaurant is sure to provide you with a memorable dining experience.

Cap off your night in this cheap holiday destination at Ravintola Teerenpeli and try some of its cocktails and snacks. This bar has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 2,025 customers.

Restaurant Teatteri is another great place to hang out and unwind. This bar offers various drinks at affordable prices and is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,757 customers.

If you want to have a drink or two with locals, you'll want to visit The Riff, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,017 customers.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Kotka

  • Helsinki
  • Kotka
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Drive 142 km, 2 hours 22 min

  • Ateneum
  • Uspenski Cathedral
  • Kaivopuisto
  • Sibelius Park
  • Sibelius Monument
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On day 4 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Finland, you’ll experience 2 charming destinations — Helsinki and Kotka. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Kotka.

Kick off the day at Ateneum, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. Attracting approximately 400,000 visits every year, this attraction is a must-see. This art museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,449 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Uspenski Cathedral. Uspenski Cathedral is an eastern orthodox cathedral with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,146 reviews.

Kaivopuisto is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This neighbourhood of helsinki is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,621 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Sibelius Park. This park is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 5,509 visitors.

Lastly, don’t miss out on Sibelius Monument, a famous sculpture in Helsinki. This attraction is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,019 travelers.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Helsinki, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Kotka. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 32 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

While exploring Finland is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Kotka has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Kotka on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Finland shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Kotka is also home to a variety of excellent dining and drinking spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and enjoy refreshing drinks.

We recommend a local favorite like Erkan Bistro & Restaurant. This restaurant serves delicious dishes at surprisingly cheap prices and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 998 customers.

Tai Hing is another excellent restaurant we recommend for budget travelers in Kotka. This restaurant offers good food at even better prices and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 816 customers.

Another popular restaurant in Kotka you might want to check out is Maritime Centre Vellamo. Maritime Centre Vellamo is a local favorite with a variety of value-for-money dishes on their menu. Customers have rated this fantastic restaurant an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,802 reviews.

Players Sports Bar is one of the best bars in Kotka and the perfect place for a celebratory drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 572 customers.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Finland. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Kotka

  • Kotka
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Drive 20 km, 1 hour 4 min

  • Katariina Seaside Park‎
  • Sapokka
  • Sibeliuksenpuisto
  • Maritime Centre Vellamo
  • Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge
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Day 5 of your road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Kotka, proving that cheap holidays in Finland can be extraordinary.

Make your vacation in Finland more memorable and epic without spending a fortune. Take advantage of the cheap holiday deals you'll find in Finland and add budget-friendly activities to your travel plan.

It's now time to discover the mouthwatering delights of Kotka, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best dining options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate.

One place locals and cheap holiday-goers recommend is Canttiini. This restaurant is known for its delicious and comforting foods and has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,091 customers.

Keisarinsatama is another popular restaurant you can eat at to ensure an affordable and pleasant vacation. This restaurant serves good food at low prices and has an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 781 customers.

Tao Yuan has a menu of appetizing and reasonably priced meals, so you might want to check it out too. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 441 reviews.

Frans & Rosalie, Kotka is a great spot where you can enjoy a refreshing drink after an active day. This bar is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 480 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Parikkala and Imatra

  • Imatra
  • Lappeenranta
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Drive 261 km, 3 hours 33 min

  • Lappeenranta Fortress
  • Sandcastle Lappeenranta
  • Kruununpuisto
  • Imatrankoski
  • Parikkala Sculpture Park
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Day 6 of your road trip across Finland offers you the chance to visit 4 popular cheap holiday destinations in the country, including Imatra, Parikkala, Lappeenranta, and Imatra. You'll conclude your sightseeing and exploration in Imatra.

When you’ve had your share of Kotka, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Lappeenranta. Your travel time is around 1 hour 25 min.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Imatra. This drive usually takes around 34 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Imatra offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Finland. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Imatra has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

One musty-try restaurant is Konnichiwa Sushi Imatra Mansikkala. This restaurant offers good food at reasonable prices and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 258 customers.

McDonald's Imatra is an excellent alternative with an average of 4 out of 5 stars in 1,619 reviews. McDonald's Imatra is known for its delicious meals that will surely satisfy your hunger.

Another of the best places to eat in the area is Seven Grilli. This restaurant has an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 450 customers because of their good food, service, and ambiance.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Kuohu Bar, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 190 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Osmo's Cosmos Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 441 customers.

Pub Vahti is another top-rated bar where you can spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 382 customers.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Savonlinna and Mikkeli

  • Savonlinna
  • South Savo
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Drive 229 km, 3 hours 9 min

  • Lusto – The Finnish Forest Museum
  • The Johanna Oras Art Manor
  • Olavinlinna Castle
  • Savonlinna Market Square
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Day 7 of your self-drive vacation in Finland will take you to the city of Mikkeli, where you'll be staying for 1 night. On your way to Mikkeli, you'll explore 3 popular cheap holiday destinations in Finland, including Savonlinna, Savonlinna, and Mikkeli.

Take the opportunity to see Olavinlinna Castle. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,676 visitors.

Savonlinna Market Square is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This point of interest has been rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 3,683 travelers.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Savonlinna, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Mikkeli may take around 1 hour 18 min. Upon your arrival in Mikkeli, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Mikkeli. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Mikkeli, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

After a long day of exploring and making the most of your budget vacation in Finland, treat yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Mikkeli that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

An excellent option with an exciting menu is Eepin Grilli. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 745 customers.

Another dining option is Fernando's Restaurant. This restaurant is popular among locals and cheap holiday-goers for its delicious food and reasonable prices. Fernando's Restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 777 reviews.

Make sure to stop by bar Dom for a great dining experience. A favorite place to eat among many, around 618 customers have rated the irresistible bar Dom an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Jälkipeli Pub, Karaoke, Sports Bar is a must-visit. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 430 customers.

You can also enjoy having some snacks and drinks at Mikkelin Keskusbaari Oy. This bar is a popular hangout spot among locals and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 235 customers.

Patteri Baari is another top-rated city bar we recommend in Mikkeli. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 117 customers, this bar is a great place to cap off the night.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Tampere

  • Southern Finland
  • Tampere
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Drive 285 km, 3 hours 41 min

  • Sibelius Childhood Home
  • Prison Museum
  • The Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland
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Day 8 of your road trip across Finland is another proof that cheap holidays in Finland can indeed provide you an extraordinary travel experience. Today's agenda includes exploring 2 wonderful destinations — Hämeenlinna and Tampere.

After soaking in Mikkeli’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Hämeenlinna. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 28 min. When you arrive in Hämeenlinna, it's time to take a break from the road.

Set your GPS to Tampere and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 56 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Tampere beckons with new experiences!

While exploring Finland is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Tampere has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Tampere on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

A cheap, budget vacation in Tampere should not stop you from enjoying incredible food and refreshing drinks. When you're ready for the best dining and bar experiences in Tampere, try some of our top recommendations.

For the best dining experience in this affordable destination, eat at the highly recommended Brewery Restaurant Plevna. This restaurant is sure to satisfy your hunger as it has an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,975 customers.

Restaurant Harald is another local-favorite restaurant in Tampere. Restaurant Harald serves delicious and affordable meals, and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,504 reviews.

Known for its good food and service, Pella’s cafe is also popular among locals and cheap holiday goers in Hämeenlinna. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 of 5 stars from around 1,555 customers.

Moro Sky Bar is an excellent example. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,550 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Beer Restaurant Konttori. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,208 customers.

Save File - Pelaajan Olohuone is another of the best bars in the city of Tampere that serves various drinks. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 272 customers.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Tampere

  • Tampere
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Drive 9 km, 1 hour 5 min

  • Hatanpää Park Arboretum
  • Moomin Museum
  • Koskipuisto
  • Finlayson Factory Area
  • Museum Centre Vapriikki
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Day 9 means another chance to make the best memories in this cheap holiday destination in Finland, Tampere. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away by the city of Tampere!

Touring the best attractions in Finland offers you a glimpse of the country’s history and culture. But, you’ll be surprised to know that there’s more to Finland you are yet to discover. Take part in an eye-opening experience to make the best of your affordable vacation in Finland. Choose from all of the popular and budget-friendly tickets and activities available on this day of your cheap holiday in Finland.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Finland shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Tampere is also home to a variety of excellent dining and drinking spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and enjoy refreshing drinks.

An excellent option with an exciting menu is Ravintola Coussicca. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,225 customers.

Another dining option is Restaurant Tampella. This restaurant is popular among locals and cheap holiday-goers for its delicious food and reasonable prices. Restaurant Tampella has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,192 reviews.

Make sure to stop by Ravintola Borneo for a great dining experience. A favorite place to eat among many, around 708 customers have rated the irresistible Ravintola Borneo an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Café Europa is an excellent example of a great bar in Tampere offering drinks at reasonable prices. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 758 customers.

You can also hang out at Pub Simon, another of locals’ go-to bars in Tampere. Pub Simon is among the best city bars offering various beverages at different price points, with around 542 customers having rated it an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars.

Bar K is for you if you’re curious about bars that give you a taste of the nightlife scene in Tampere. This bar has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from more than 508 bar-goers.

A road trip vacation in Tampere can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Finland!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Tampere

  • Tampere
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Drive 4 km, 1 hour 8 min

  • Pyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower
  • Särkänniemi
  • Näsi Park
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On day 10 of your budget-friendly road trip adventures in Finland, you’ll go deep into Tampere, making the most of your 1 night in the city. 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 embark on a unique experience in Tampere. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of easy to challenging tour options you can choose from and add to this cheap vacation package.

After a long day of exploring and making the most of your budget vacation in Finland, treat yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Tampere that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

After a long day of exploring, we recommend you try Tallipihan kahvila, one of the top-rated restaurants in the city. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 831 customers and is a great place to relax and enjoy a comforting meal.

Locals also recommend Ravintola Näsinneula, so you'll want to drop by this place. Ravintola Näsinneula serves delicious meals in hearty portions and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 631 customers.

Another must-try in the city of Tampere is Malabadi Tammela. This restaurant boasts an exciting menu and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 756 customers.

One great example is Thrasherie Bar. This bar offers various snacks and drinks at affordable prices and has an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 269 customers.

Kievari Kahdet Kasvot is another popular bar in Tampere. If you ask the 317 customers who have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars, Kievari Kahdet Kasvot is the perfect place to hang out for a drink or two.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Finland. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Turku

  • Raisio
  • Rauma
  • Turku
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Drive 236 km, 3 hours 24 min

  • Church of the Holy Cross
  • Old Rauma
  • Rhododendron Park
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On day 11 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Finland, you’ll experience 3 charming destinations — Rauma, Raisio, and Turku. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Turku.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Rauma, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Tampere to Rauma may take around 1 hour 54 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Rauma, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Raisio. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 6 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Turku. This drive usually takes around 16 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Turku offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Finland. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

It's now time to discover the mouthwatering delights of Turku, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best dining options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate.

Restaurant Kaskis is an excellent example. Here, you can enjoy good food and service at affordable prices. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 707 customers.

Restaurant Kuori is another great restaurant option for budget travelers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and savory meals at low prices and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 644 customers.

Locals enjoy dining at Pippurimylly, and you might want to check it out too. This restaurant has an exciting menu and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,851 reviews.

Panimoravintola Koulu is one of the best bars you can visit in Turku tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,279 customers.

You can also enjoy a glass or two at a popular place like Walo Rooftop Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 864 customers.

Alternatively, try Uusi Apteekki Pub. Uusi Apteekki Pub is the perfect place to get to know some locals in the city. This top-recommended bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 770 customers.

Cheers for an adventure-filled road trip vacation in Finland! Celebrate this incredible opportunity for an affordable travel experience in the city of Turku!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Turku

  • Turku
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Drive 19 km, 53 min

  • Adventure Park Seikkailupuisto
  • Kupittaa
  • Luostarinmäki
  • Turku Castle
  • Botanic Garden of Turku
  • More

Day 12 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories in this cheap holiday destination in Finland. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Turku!

Keen to do something new and one-of-a-kind today? There are many experiences you can add to your cheap vacation package. Check out all the budget-friendly activities and tours below and bag a cheap holiday deal.

A cheap, budget vacation in Turku should not stop you from enjoying incredible food and refreshing drinks. When you're ready for the best dining and bar experiences in Turku, try some of our top recommendations.

One musty-try restaurant is Pub Niska. This restaurant offers good food at reasonable prices and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,843 customers.

Delhi Darbar is an excellent alternative with an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,697 reviews. Delhi Darbar is known for its delicious meals that will surely satisfy your hunger.

Another of the best places to eat in the area is Restaurant Tintå. This restaurant has an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,446 customers because of their good food, service, and ambiance.

Complement this refreshing day with an equally refreshing drink at one of the best bars in the city of Turku, Hunter's Inn. This bar offers a variety of liquors at different price points and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 747 customers.

Kerttulin Kievari is another popular bar in the area, perfect for people looking for a place to unwind and enjoy local drinks alone or with company. This bar has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 216 customers.

Toast to another unforgettable road trip adventure during your cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Helsinki

  • Turku
  • Helsinki
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Drive 168 km, 2 hours 21 min

  • Turku Art Museum
  • Aboa Vetus Ars Nova
  • Old Great Square
  • Turku Cathedral
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Day 13 of your road trip across Finland offers you the chance to visit 2 popular cheap holiday destinations in the country, including Turku and Helsinki. You'll conclude your sightseeing and exploration in Helsinki.

Make Turku Art Museum one of your first sightseeing stops in Turku. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,243 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area. This building attracts 80,848 visitors every year.

Aboa Vetus Ars Nova is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This museum is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,996 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Old Great Square. This square has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,995 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Turku Cathedral. A trip to this popular lutheran cathedral is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.6 out of 5-star rating as given by 3,745 previous visitors.

Set your GPS to Helsinki and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 50 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Helsinki beckons with new experiences!

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Helsinki. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Helsinki, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

Savor the culinary delights of Helsinki, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the city offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

You could check out Restaurant Merimakasiini, one of locals’ top restaurant options in the area. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 992 customers, and is a great place to enjoy a satisfying meal after a busy day of exploring.

Ravintola Nokka is another excellent choice for cheap holiday-goers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and comforting foods and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 744 diners.

If you feel like having something different, check out the menu at Restaurant Elite. This restaurant is known to offer good food at reasonable prices. Restaurant Elite has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 875 customer reviews.

One of the best bars in Helsinki you could visit tonight after your dinner is Praha. This bar has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,232 customers.

Another popular bar in the city is Bar Loose. This bar is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,153 customers.

Locals also enjoy Beaver Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 574 customers.

Toast to another unforgettable road trip adventure during your cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Helsinki - departure day

  • Helsinki - Departure day
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  • Kaisaniemi Park
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Your budget road trip vacation in Finland is about to end. Day 14 is your departure day and your last chance to capture the beauty of Helsinki.

Make the most of your final day in Finland by visiting Helsinki’s iconic markets and shopping establishments. Your stay’s proximity to the city’s retail haven invites an unhurried and unforgettable exploration of its variety of stores and establishments.

Secure the perfect souvenirs for your family and friends back home or buy yourself a remembrance of your amazing experience in Finland.

Before you conclude your road trip in Finland, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Helsinki.

If you have an appetite for one last delicious meal in Helsinki, consider a top-rated restaurant like Ravintola Aino. This restaurant has a menu of appetizing and affordable meals and is rated at an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 792 customers.

Restaurant Pompier is an excellent alternative if you feel like eating something else. This restaurant serves a variety of savory and budget-friendly dishes and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 560 customers.

Another popular restaurant you could check out is Restaurant Savoy. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 555 customers, this restaurant is a great place to enjoy meals that will remind you of Finland and your fun memories in Helsinki.

You’ll then say farewell to Helsinki. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Finland!

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