6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
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 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tampere travel planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brussels in December; daily highs in Tampere reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker site.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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nights
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 29th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenkick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, thenvisit Katajanokka, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Beaches Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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