6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Brisbane
Fly:  25​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Tampere
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
Brisbane

2
days
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane to Helsinki, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in December, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tampere tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Tampere to be a bit cooler, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Turku.

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Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

few
hours
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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