8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Hakaniemi Market. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 19th (Thu): trek along The Archipelago Trail, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Turku sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Museo Militaria. Change things up with a short trip to Visavuori in Valkeakoski (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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