9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly + Train:  6 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Manchester

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary builder.

Manchester, UK to Tampere is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Tampere is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Manchester in October: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 8°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Uto, browse the collection at Turku City Library, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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 a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: stop by Katajanokka, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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