8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 1 day
2
Rauma
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
day
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 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church.

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Toronto, Canada to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect Turku to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Rauma.

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
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 22nd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, thentake an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Isokari Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rauma itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rauma are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yyteri Beach, Isokari Lighthouse
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 24th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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 26th (Fri): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thendon't miss a visit to Saatytalo, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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