6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip site.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku driving holiday planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), laugh and play at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and finally kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

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