6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Tampere reach 17°C and lows reach 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
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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), walk around Runeberg Park, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, then look for gifts at Willatar, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a bus 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
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then walk around Sibelius Monument, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 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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