10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuuksio National Park and Kansallisgalleria. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 7th (Sat), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn trip builder website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mariehamn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tampere travel planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Tampere by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Step off the beaten path and head to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Inari--about 1h 5 min away. It doesn't end there: hike along Ruijanpolku Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Saariselka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Saariselka, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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