6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Hameenlinna
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Korpo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Helsinki

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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 2nd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
On the 3rd (Tue), get in on the family fun at Ahvenisto, get engrossed in the history at Palander House, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Evo Hiking Area.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hameenlinna trip website .

Getting from Helsinki to Hameenlinna by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. September in Hameenlinna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Tampere.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks
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Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Palander House ©
Palander House

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Hameenlinna to Tampere takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 5th (Thu), gear up at Bike Rental - by Carfield, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, stroll around Kupittaa Park, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, then take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rauma online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Korpo.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

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Korpo

Korpo ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Skargardscentrum Korpostrom Archipelago Centrum, then head off the coast to Jurmo Island, then make a trip to Korpo Weather Radar, and finally don't miss a visit to Korpo Church.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Korpo online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Rauma to Korpo in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Korpo

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

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