6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
train:  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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary builder.

Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. 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

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

3
nights
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 19th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then enjoy the sea views from Utö, and finally stroll through The Archipelago Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Moomin World
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, look for gifts at Tallipiha, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki observation tower.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tampere itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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