9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then get a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, then view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, and finally stop by Keittioelamaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Tampere is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Tampere. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Tampere to be cooler, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4
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Art Gallery
Laukko Manor
4.3

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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 22nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Turku trip website.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Katajanokka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Galerie Forsblom. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa) and Halosenniemi Museum (in Tuusula). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, view the masterpieces at Galleria Lapinlahti, shop like a local with Galerie Anhava, and look for gifts at Okra.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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