9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Athens

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Artisaani and Artek. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Digelius Music, take in panoramic vistas at Verkkokauppa.com Jatkasaari, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Artisaani ©
Artisaani
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Rauhaniemi Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Shop till you drop at Tammelantori and Hameenkatu. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Rajaportti Sauna, stop by Alko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rajaportti Sauna ©
Rajaportti Sauna

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, see the interesting displays at Toivolan Vanha Piha, then look for gifts at Viherlandia, then test your problem-solving skills at Wayout Jyvaskyla, and finally stop by Punnitse & Saasta.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

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Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha
Viherlandia ©
Viherlandia
Punnitse & Saasta ©
Punnitse & Saasta

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