7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  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 Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary tool.

San Francisco, USA to Tampere is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Tampere is 10 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Tampere to be slightly colder, temps between 64°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto

1
night
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 13th (Thu): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, take 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.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder site.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

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
Mariehamn, Aland Island

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

To plan Mariehamn vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to 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

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 15th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenhunt 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), thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Helsinki by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up 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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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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