6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tehran
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  15​h 30​min
End: Tehran

1
night
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 30th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker website .

Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tehran to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tehran in July, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
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 31st (Wed): make a trip to Naantali Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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 1st (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tampere day trip site .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Poro Farmi, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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