9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Windhoek, Namibia to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Windhoek to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Windhoek in September, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Heureka, Nuuksio National Park
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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 meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Ahvenisto, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tampere vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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): get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku online route maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °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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