8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  8​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  9​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Old Rauma and Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Yyteri Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto in Ylojarvi, about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, let the kids burn off some steam at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Old Rauma, Yyteri Beach
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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