7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Alvar Aalto's studio. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island holiday planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku attractions planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

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

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn online vacation builder.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Tampere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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