8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Naantali
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 3 nights

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning website.

Oslo, Norway to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Oslo in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Helsinki, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Naantali sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Naantali takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Naantali

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Family-friendly places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and examine the collection at Emil Aaltosen Museo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tampere online route planner.

Getting from Naantali to Tampere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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