7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Medan
Fly:  29​h
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Medan

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn sightseeing planner .

Medan, Indonesia to Mariehamn is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Medan to Mariehamn due to the time zone difference. In July, Mariehamn is much colder than Medan - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
night
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 25th (Thu): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku road trip app .

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

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You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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 27th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey maker site .

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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