8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Orlando

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 2nd (Thu): browse the collection at Turku City Library, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip builder tool .

Orlando, USA to Turku is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Orlando to Turku, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in August, things will get colder in Turku: highs are around 68°F and lows about 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
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 4th (Sat): take in the views from Hameensilta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally examine the collection at Moomin Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampere online itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Moomin Museum ©
Moomin Museum

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stromforsin ruukki. Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Nuuksio National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Stromforsin ruukki, Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna

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