8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Oulu
— Few hours
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 19th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Kauppahalli and then stroll through Nallikari Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Oulu online trip itinerary maker.

Denver, USA to Oulu is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Oulu. When traveling from Denver in June, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Oulu: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 20th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Ronga.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Fri), gain insight at Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Turku tour builder tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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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 Hakaniemi Market and Galerie Forsblomfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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