8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Traveling from New Delhi in June, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

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

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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, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere day trip planning tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

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

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip website.

Getting from Tampere to Mariehamn by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or fly. June in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can 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

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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, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough 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 City Library ©
Turku City Library

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