9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
Fly:  22​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Windhoek

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Windhoek, Namibia to Helsinki is an approximately 22-hour flight. When traveling from Windhoek in September, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Ahvenisto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tampere travel planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ahvenisto
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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 17th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then stroll through Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Turku online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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