7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— Few hours
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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 9th (Fri), examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere tour itinerary builder tool.

Washington DC, USA to Tampere is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In October, Tampere is much colder than Washington DC - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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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 10th (Sat): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, thenview the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Turku are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Get some cultural insight at Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Heureka in Vantaa, approximately Vantaa away. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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