9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland route maker

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Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 1 night
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Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National Museum of Finland and Sinebrychoff Art Museum. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), buy something for everyone on your list at Stockmann Department Store, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Maringa, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Maringa to Helsinki. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Maringa in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:

Tampere

— 1 night

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Tampere are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

Turku

— 1 night
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

For more things to do and tourist information, read Turku online road trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."