6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  13​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 31st (Mon), stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari journey planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Mustasaari is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Mustasaari is 7 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December: high temperatures in Mustasaari hover around 32°F and lows are around 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
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 1st (Tue): snap pictures at Hameensilta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tampere using our trip planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. December in Tampere sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Turku are 27°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip app .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 26°F, while at night they dip to 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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