8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Inari
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), thenadmire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenwander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip tool.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in September: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 30th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Kobba Klintar, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Mariehamn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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 1st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

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day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 3rd (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours, thenexamine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Inari day trip site.

Getting from Tampere to Inari by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in October, expect Inari to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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