8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Drive:  2 h
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church and then don't miss a visit to Elias Lonnrot Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip app.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Helsinki is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Brussels in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, get your game on at Moomin World, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail. Keep things going the next day: let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Turku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Moomin World
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then head outdoors with Kuuskajaskari.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rauma travel planner.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -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
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, get your game on at Irti Maasta Tampere, then let little ones run wild at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
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