6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Hameenlinna
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Rauma
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Palander House and then examine the collection at Museo Militaria.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hameenlinna visit planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Hameenlinna is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Hameenlinna. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Hameenlinna reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Tampere.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums
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Museo Militaria ©
Museo Militaria
Palander House ©
Palander House

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip maker .

Getting from Hameenlinna to Tampere by bus takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

few
hours
Rauma

Rauma
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 4th (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rauma road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Rauma takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites

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 5th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Rauma to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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