6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
train:  3​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Imatra
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
End: St. Petersburg


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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.
On the 4th (Wed), take a stroll through Ullanlinna and then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker website .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary planning tool .

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mustasaari road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Mustasaari takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Imatra

Imatra
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Imatra online route planner .

You can drive from Mustasaari to Imatra in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Beaches Trails
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