8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
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 13th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Parola Armour Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampere travel route builder site.

Aberdeen, UK to Tampere is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Aberdeen to Tampere is 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Parola Armour Museum
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum

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 15th (Wed): get your game on at Moomin World, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku holiday builder website.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

4
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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