6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Train to Helsinki, Fly to Zurich



Daughter of the Baltic

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 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online travel route planner.

Bern, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Bern to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bern in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Helsinki, with highs around 0°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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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 13th (Wed): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 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 drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, take in the exciting artwork at Laukko Manor, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere travel route planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Tampere, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Finland travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."