8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Padasjoki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Mantta-Vilppula
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
6
Petajavesi
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
7
Jyvaskyla
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Padasjoki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
End: Paris

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kamppi Chapel of Silence, The Esplanadi Park and Senate Square. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): make a trip to Senate Square and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation maker .

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rauma.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rauma trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Helsinki to Rauma in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 31st (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere journey maker tool .

You can drive from Rauma to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Padasjoki.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Padasjoki

Padasjoki
Padasjoki is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Padasjoki travel route planner.

Getting from Tampere to Padasjoki by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Padasjoki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Mantta-Vilppula.

Things to do in Padasjoki

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Mantta-Vilppula

Mantta-Vilppula ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Serlachius Museum Gosta.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mantta-Vilppula trip planner .

Traveling by car from Padasjoki to Mantta-Vilppula takes 1.5 hours. August in Mantta-Vilppula sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Petajavesi.

Things to do in Mantta-Vilppula

Museums
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Petajavesi

Petajavesi ©
Petäjävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Petajavesi trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Mantta-Vilppula to Petajavesi takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Petajavesi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Petajavesi

Historic Sites
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Petajavesi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Padasjoki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Padasjoki

Padasjoki
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Padasjoen Tuomastornit.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Padasjoki in 2 hours. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 4th (Sun).
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Helsinki

Helsinki
For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey maker website .

Getting from Padasjoki to Helsinki by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Tours
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