8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Parola Armour Museum and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Holy Cross Church (in Parola) and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, examine the collection at Moomin Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere day trip website.

Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Parola, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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nights
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 (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Moomin World, then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, walk around The Esplanadi Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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