11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Geneva

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tampere itinerary planner .

Geneva, Switzerland to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Geneva to Tampere. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Geneva in July: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Go for a jaunt from Turku to Rauma to see Old Rauma about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, trek along The Archipelago Trail, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

4
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

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Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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