6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + bus:  3​h
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
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 21st (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Adventure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. In September, Tampere is little chillier than London - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 23rd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Runeberg Park, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, then look for gifts at Willatar, and finally make a trip to Soderskar Majakka (LIGHTHOUSE). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip generator.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Porvoo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Loviisan kirkko
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

1
night
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 25th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, then pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Park & Monument, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On your second day here, get your game on at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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