4 days in Finland Itinerary

4 days in Finland Itinerary

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4 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

1
day
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.
On the 6th (Thu), kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Fri), kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, and then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere visit planner .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa

1
night
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 9th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

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 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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