9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Get some historical perspective at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. The National Museum of Finland and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Fagerö Kaunissaari (in Pyhtaa) and Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, admire the masterpieces at Gallen-Kallela Museum, make a splash at The Swimming Stadium, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip site.

Jerusalem, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fagerö Kaunissaari, Gallen-Kallela Museum, Hvittrask
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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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 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Lenin Museum, thenexamine the collection at Spy Museum, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Art Museum ©
Tampere Art Museum
Lenin Museum ©
Lenin Museum

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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.
Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Sjalo Church Museum and Archangel Michael's church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Uusikaupunki (Bonk Museum & Uusikaupunki Old Church) and Nagu Church (in Nagu). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, get engrossed in the history at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Turku vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Naantali, Uusikaupunki, Sjalo Church Museum, Nagu Church
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Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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