6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riga
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Riga

1
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.
On the 17th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

3
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 19th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Uto, and finally trek along The Archipelago Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenget your game on at Moomin World, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku trip maker site.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Moomin World
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Uto ©
Uto

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 21st (Mon): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, thensteep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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