8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  31​h
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn travel planner .

Sydney, Australia to Mariehamn is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. June in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

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Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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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 (Sun): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turku driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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 11th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, then make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planner .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stroll through Sibelius Monument, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Design Museum. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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