8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Petajavesi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Orlando

1
day
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. On the 5th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Petajavesi trip planner .

Orlando, USA to Petajavesi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Petajavesi is 7 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in June, with highs in Petajavesi at 65°F and lows at 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Petajavesi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keuruu
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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 6th (Thu): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach and then look for gifts at Keittioelamaa. On the next day, explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tampere journey builder website .

Drive from Petajavesi to Tampere in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Keittioelamaa ©
Keittioelamaa

1
night
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 8th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planning app .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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.
Shop till you drop at Kamppi Shopping Centre and TeeMaa Tea House. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planner .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kamppi Shopping Centre ©
Kamppi Shopping Centre

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