8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Oro. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island sightseeing planner.

Madison, USA to Kimito Island is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Madison to Kimito Island, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madison in June, things will get a bit cooler in Kimito Island: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tampere trip maker.

Getting from Mariehamn to Tampere by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenexamine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get a taste of the local shopping with Okra, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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