9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
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 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Martinkirkko, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip planning website.

Newark, USA to Turku is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Turku due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in June; daily highs in Turku reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visit Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Serlachius Museum Gustaf for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Paijatsalo Trail and Rauhaniemi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, take an in-depth tour of Visavuori, and examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip builder tool.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, Paijatsalo Trail, Petajavesi Old Church, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

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night
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 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then visit Katajanokka.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip site.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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