6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Pittsburgh


1
day
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 5th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, wander the streets of Katajanokka, then contemplate the long history of Sederholm House (Sederholmin Talo), and finally explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Helsinki trip simple and quick.

Pittsburgh, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Pittsburgh in February, plan for little chillier days in Helsinki, with highs around 33°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Sederholm House (Sederholmin Talo) ©

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 6th (Wed), kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip website .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Tampere, with lows around 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
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.
On the 7th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Vepsa Island, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In February, daytime highs in Turku are 32°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Ett Hem Museum ©
Ett Hem Museum
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel

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