8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Market Square Kauppatori and Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and visit Ullanlinna.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route planning site.

Cairo, Egypt to Helsinki is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. In April, Helsinki is cooler than Cairo - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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