7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tampere
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Tampere

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 7th (Sun): see the sky in a new way 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, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour itinerary builder .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Tampere. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

3
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.
Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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