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 °C, and evening lows to °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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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, thenget 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, thenlearn 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 °C, while at night they dip to °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 The Esplanadi Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to 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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