7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Shanghai
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17 h
End: Shanghai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stop by Ullanlinna. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip app.

Shanghai, China to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Shanghai in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

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 24th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Kotka.

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
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the striking features of Hamina Town Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kotka day trip planning app.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March in Kotka, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hamina
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Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

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