8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chisinau
Fly + Train:  9 h
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Chisinau

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere itinerary planner.

Chisinau, Moldova to Tampere is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Emil Aaltosen Museo ©
Emil Aaltosen Museo

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, examine the collection at Automobile Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rauma trip builder.

You can drive from Tampere to Rauma in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Rauma are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Yyteri Beach
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

2
nights
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 19th (Tue): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Step off the beaten path and head to Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Katajanokka, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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