8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brussels

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church and then appreciate the history behind Elias Lonnrot Monument. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in April, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
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 18th (Thu): soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get your game on at Moomin World, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Adventure Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Moomin World
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then get outside with Kuuskajaskari.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rauma journey planner.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Kuuskajaskari ©
Kuuskajaskari

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, then have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, then have fun at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tampere road trip website .

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Irti Maasta Tampere ©
Irti Maasta Tampere

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