6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

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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 3rd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church.

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

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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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 5th (Mon): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then stroll through The Archipelago Trail.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Naantali.

Things to do in Turku

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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

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Naantali is just a stone's throw from Turku. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

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Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Wed), let little ones run wild at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Naantali to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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