9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Helsinki
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 16th (Sun), contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Getabergen.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip maker website.

Los Angeles, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Mariehamn, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Mariehamn to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Getabergen ©
Getabergen

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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.
On the 18th (Tue), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: stop by Naantali Old Town, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Tampere

Tampere ©

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 20th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere route planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Temppeliaukio Church and Cathedral of Porvoo will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Porvoo Old Town about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

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

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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