7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Luanda
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Luanda

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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 12th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour builder app .

Luanda, Angola to Helsinki is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Luanda to Helsinki. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luanda in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 13th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Inari tour site .

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in August: high temperatures in Inari hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 14th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Inari in August, you will find days in Tampere are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
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.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

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You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

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

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