8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Loimaa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

3
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.
Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Loimaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Loimaa

Loimaa ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo, then steep yourself in history at Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park, and then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Museum of Agriculture.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Loimaa sightseeing planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Loimaa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Loimaa

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
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The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo ©
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park ©
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, then stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rauma trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Loimaa to Rauma in 1.5 hours. In July in Rauma, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 19th (Fri), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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