13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Tampere
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Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly

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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Visavuori and Holy Cross Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf & Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art) and The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola). Pack the 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip planning website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Tampere is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Visavuori ©
History Museum
Visavuori
5.0
The Parola Armour Museum ©
Military Museum
The Parola Armour Museum
4.7

3
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get a sense of the local culture at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. And it doesn't end there: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and take a tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Turku journey tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Helsinki

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning site.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks
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