7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Kotka
— 1 night

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Library of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Castle Hill & Porvoo Old Town). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki is 10 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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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 15th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turku holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

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

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kotka journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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