10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation maker

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Salt Lake City

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Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Salt Lake City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in April, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 47°F and 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 8:

Turku

— 2 nights
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 9th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then trek along The Archipelago Trail, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with VMB Fishing and then find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip planning app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tampere are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Spas · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."