8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, stroll through Suolijarvi Beach, and then see a show at Tampere Hall.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour itinerary app.

London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get a bit cooler in Tampere: highs are around 8°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

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Tampere Hall ©
Tampere Hall
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

Plan trip to Turku with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

4
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 Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Okra. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Old Market Hall, look for gifts at Artisaani, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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