9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
1
Tampere
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Sotkamo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
End: Tallinn

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hours
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 19th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere sightseeing planning app .

Tallinn, Estonia to Tampere is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Kurjenrahka National Park, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mustasaari itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venajanhiekka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

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Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Sotkamo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daytime highs in Sotkamo are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Hiukka ©
Hiukka

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.
Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Visiting Korkeasaari Zoo and Norman Travels will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sotkamo to Helsinki. Traveling from Sotkamo in April, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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