8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

2
nights
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 9th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampere route planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): walk around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Mariehamn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder .

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

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

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