6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels

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): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brussels in December; daily highs in Tampere reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

2
nights
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 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Vepsa Island and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally examine the collection at Design Museum.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

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