10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Ullanlinna. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online attractions planner.

Wichita, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Wichita to Helsinki is 8 hours. Traveling from Wichita in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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nights
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 2nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and then take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Tampere sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. On your second day here, stroll through Vepsa Island and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Turku road trip site.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip itinerary site.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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