6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Korpo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Rauma
— Few hours
4
Tampere
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
5
Hameenlinna
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Helsinki. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Helsinki at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Korpo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Korpo

Korpo ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Korpo Weather Radar and then step off the mainland to explore Jurmo Island.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Korpo holiday planning app .

Drive from Helsinki to Korpo in 4 hours. In September in Korpo, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Korpo

Nature Parks
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island

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Rauma

Rauma
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rauma route planner .

You can drive from Korpo to Rauma in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites
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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 5th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
On the 5th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Hameenlinna attractions planner.

Traveling by bus from Tampere to Hameenlinna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Holy Cross Church
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Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

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