8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Appreciate the collections at Okra and ARTag Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions site .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 4th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Photographic Centre Peri ©
Photographic Centre Peri

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 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 6th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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