8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: St. Petersburg
Train:  3 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Espoo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
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 inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Visit Aurlahti Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning site.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5- hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Aurlahti Beach
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Espoo.

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

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Nuuksio National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. On the next day, tee off at Linna Golf & Country Club and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Lawrence.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Espoo online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Espoo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Espoo, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Linna Golf & Country Club, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Church of St. Lawrence
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Church of St. Lawrence
Church of St. Lawrence
Linna Golf & Country Club ©
Linna Golf & Country Club

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