6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bern
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
+2
train + Fly + train:  8​h
End: Bern

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 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

Bern, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bern to Helsinki is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bern in February: highs in Helsinki hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Turku are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel

2
nights
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 14th (Thu): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, then view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online visit planner .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. February in Tampere sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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