8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and ARTag Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, stop by Okra, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a 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

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): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip builder.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the 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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner.

Take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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