7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral and then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

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San Francisco, USA to Tampere is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Tampere to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

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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 13th (Thu), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online itinerary maker .

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 June in Turku, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn day trip tool .

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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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.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mariehamn to Helsinki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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