6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
+2
train + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Hanko
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 2nd (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tampere road trip planning site .

Zurich, Switzerland to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in December, things will get slightly colder in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas & Wellness
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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Inari

Inari ©
On the 4th (Tue), go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

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Traveling by combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Tampere to Inari takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Inari reach -7°C and lows reach -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Inari

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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Hanko

Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 5th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Hanko Water Tower and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hanko trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inari to Hanko. In December, Hanko is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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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 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Ullanlinna, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally stop by Taiga Colors.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Hanko to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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