8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and National Museum of Finland. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), get engrossed in the history at Helsinki City Museum, shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

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), see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko and then snap pictures at Hameensilta.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride 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): stroll through Fredrika Runebergs Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Porvoo online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tampere to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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