8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 2nd (Thu), look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Suolijarvi Beach, admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere day trip website .

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere. Traveling from London in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Tampere. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moomin World.

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Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Pack the 6th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Theme Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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