6 days in Lakeland, Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Lakeland, Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: St. Petersburg
Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Mumbai

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 3rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Tampere is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Tampere, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in July, Tampere is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 4th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

3
nights
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 5th (Thu): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Design Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kallio Church, thenkick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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