9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Tampere
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: London

3
nights
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 outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Aurinkolahti Beach. Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning app.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 29th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kuusamo by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in July, you will find days in Kuusamo are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Wildlife
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1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Mariehamn takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere journey planning tool.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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