7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly + train:  8​h 45​min
1
Tampere
— 1 day
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Madrid

1
day
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 16th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planning tool .

Madrid, Spain to Tampere is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Tampere. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Tampere are much colder (24°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rauma trip planner .

You can drive from Tampere to Rauma in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Rauma to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, hit the slopes at Ruka, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo route planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. July in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka

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 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Galerie Anhava.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki online holiday maker .

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough 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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