8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
End: Helsinki

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kansallisgalleria and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Kallio Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, examine the collection at Design Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Tue) before leaving for Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 26th (Tue), examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, thenexamine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, and then make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Turku travel route planning website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Kupittaa Park ©
Kupittaa Park
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko and then take in the views from Hameensilta.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Museums
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Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo road trip tool.

Drive from Tampere to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kaunissaari
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Telegrafberget ©
Telegrafberget

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