2 days in Finland Itinerary

2 days in Finland Itinerary

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Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly to Edinburgh, Train to Newcastle upon Tyne



— 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria and then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki attractions planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Helsinki is 2 hours. In November, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Newcastle upon Tyne - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Finland travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Specialty 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."