6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Pescara
Fly:  14​h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + foot:  14​h
End: Pescara

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Mon), kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tampere online day trip planner .

Pescara, Italy to Tampere is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pescara to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Pescara in October, expect Tampere to be cooler, temps between 8°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
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 9th (Wed): deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Bike Rental - by Carfield, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku holiday planner .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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