6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

St. Petersburg
train:  3​h 45​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Turku
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
St. Petersburg

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.
On the 4th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church and then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning app .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

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#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari. In April, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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few
hours
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Turku itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Mustasaari to Turku in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In April, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Suolijarvi Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere itinerary site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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