9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tampa
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Tampere
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Tampa

1
day
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 8th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum, thenlearn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip tool.

Tampa, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tampa to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Tampa in June, with highs in Helsinki at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in June, expect Kuusamo to be little chillier, temps between 59°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature Parks
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Mariehamn takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
night
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 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

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Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. June in Turku sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Yyteri Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vapriikin Museokeskus and Emil Aaltosen Museo. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi--about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tampere online trip builder.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Yyteri Beach
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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