8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kids will enjoy Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Change things up with a short trip to Heureka in Vantaa (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a splash at The Swimming Stadium, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in July, with highs in Helsinki at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere vacation planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): cool off at JukuPark Turku, then get your game on at Moomin World, then find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, and finally get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
JukuPark Turku ©
JukuPark Turku

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