9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
5
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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.
On the 7th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary builder app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Helsinki hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and finally see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums

Side Trip

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo)
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Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then browse the exhibits of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally browse the exhibits of Turku Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku route app .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn online trip planner .

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Rauma.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach and then get outside with Kuuskajaskari.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Rauma trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mariehamn to Rauma takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Yyteri Beach
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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