8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Naantali Church, then enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

Make your Turku itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

San Francisco, USA to Turku is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Turku to be slightly colder, temps between 64°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 12th (Tue), meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then see the interesting displays at Lenin Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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.
Pack the 15th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation tool .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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