7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 day
2
Rauma
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
day
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 16th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tampere journey planner.

Madrid, Spain to Tampere is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect colder weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Tampere hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 17th (Wed), brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, thenget engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, thenstop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rauma trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Rauma in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll through Ruka and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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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.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, thenexplore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, thenget to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Anhava.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online travel planner.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough 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 ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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