10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h
1
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

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 22nd (Mon), grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield and then don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Turku is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Toronto in July; daily highs in Turku reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll get in some beach time at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach. Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi, approximately 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Temppeliaukion Church and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

Make your Helsinki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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