10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki, Train to Tampere
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Tampere
— 1 day
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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Tampere

— 1 day

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 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

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Stuttgart, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stuttgart to Tampere due to the time zone difference. In July, Tampere is a bit cooler than Stuttgart - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Jyvaskyla

— 2 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the views from Karkisten Silta, then walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally see the interesting displays at Toivolan Vanha Piha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): stop by Vitikkala Manor, then make a trip to Hoyry Galleria, then learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally walk around Tourujoen Luontopolku.

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Traveling by car from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Nightlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and VMB Fishing (in Salo). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, stroll around Kupittaa Park, and gear up at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Turku in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Helsinki

— 4 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

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Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Finland travel guide

4.2
Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."

Central Finland travel guide

3.9
Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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Southwest Finland travel guide

4.3
Castles · Sacred & Religious Sites · Specialty Museums
Southwest Finland, also known in English as Finland Proper is the region in south-western Finland that borders the regions of Satakunta and Tavastia Proper. Its capital and biggest city is Turku with 182,000 inhabitants and metro population of 316,000. Turku was also the most important city in Finland from its establishment around the 13th century until the 1840s.The area comprising the southwest is largely the same as the historical province of Finland Proper, so named because it is the original home of the tribe known as the Finns. 5.7% of population of the region speaks Swedish natively.Origin of the nameThe name of Finland Proper has a historical function. In historic times, in the area of the present southern Finland lived three tribes, which were the Finns, the Tavastians and the Karelians. The southwestern part of the country, the province where the Finns lived, was called simply Finland (Finnish: Suomi). In the 17th century the name began to be used to refer to the whole land and a specified name for the lesser Finland was required. The first notes Fennigia specialiter dicta and Fennigia presse dicta were recorded in Latin in the 1650s and the Swedish Finland för sig sielft and Egenteliga Finland later in the 18th century the modern form Egentliga Finland being in official use at the end of the century. The Finnish term Varsinais-Suomi became established only around the 1850s.

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