7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kaunas
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  7​h
End: Kaunas

1
night
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 2nd (Tue): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tampere vacation planning tool .

Kaunas, Lithuania to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
nights
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 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turku travel itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

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You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Laajalahti Nature Reserve, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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