Cheap 10-Day Finland Road Trip from Helsinki to Lahti, Tampere, and Turku

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Bring out the adventurer in you and embark on an exciting 10-day road trip through Finland! Travel to Helsinki, Kotka, Lahti, Raikku, Hämeenlinna, Tampere, and Turku with this cheap holiday package!

Explore Finland for less and on your own terms. This customizable and cheap Finland travel package promises an exhilarating 10-day adventure. We'll introduce you to many famous and affordable vacation spots in the country.

Stay comfortably at a top-rated budget hotel for 5 nights in Helsinki, 1 night in Lahti, 2 nights in Tampere, and 1 night in Turku. Dine with locals at popular restaurants and bars across Finland and get a taste of the people’s hospitality and authentic food. We'll help you have an unforgettable road trip experience in Finland at the lowest price!

On arrival in Helsinki, you'll pick up your rental vehicle. From there, you'll begin your journey to the best and cheapest places to travel to in Finland. Finland offers a wealth of world-class natural and scenic beauty you wouldn't want to miss!

During your cheap holiday in Finland, the choice of accommodation is entirely yours. Enjoy the freedom to select the ideal budget-friendly stay that perfectly matches your needs. Rest assured, your affordable accommodation will provide a welcoming retreat after a day of exploration and discovery.

Throughout your road trip in Finland, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Finland.

This affordable holiday package includes everything you need for a fantastic 10-day vacation in Finland. We'll offer you cheap flights and arrange your hotel reservations for 9 nights. We'll also provide you with the best budget rental car in Finland with CDW insurance.

You can customize your Finland travel plan for a more personalized holiday experience. Choose from popular and competitively-priced tours and tickets in Finland and add your picks to your itinerary. For example, get cheap tour tickets to uncover the stories behind Finland's famous sights. Or, try out some of the most fantastic excursions. There's no better way to add more culture and inspiration to your trip!

Booking this cheap holiday package in Finland offers you many perks. You'll get 24/7 travel support. In addition, you'll have access to a step-by-step guide in our mobile app. Here, you'll find all your travel documents organized in one place.

So what are you waiting for? Enjoy a hassle-free vacation in Finland with this cheap holiday deal! The best and most affordable tours in Finland fill up fast, so book your adventure today!

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Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Raikku
Helsinki cityscape with Helsinki Cathedral and port, FinlandHelsinki / 5 nights
Lahti - city in FinlandLahti / 1 night
Kotka - city in FinlandKotka
Hämeenlinna - city in FinlandSouthern Finland
Early autumn morning panorama of the Port of Turku, Finland, with Turku Castle at background.Turku / 1 night
Aerial view of the Tampere city at sunset. Tampella building. View over Tammerkoski river in warm sunlight.Tampere / 2 nights

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Photo of scenic summer panorama of the Market Square (Kauppatori) at the Old Town pier in Helsinki, Finland.Market Square
Senate Square, Kruununhaka, Southern major district, Helsinki, Helsinki sub-region, Uusimaa, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSenate Square
Photo of Statue of JL Runeberg, the national poet of Finland, at Esplanadi park avenue in Helsinki, Finland.Esplanadi park
Photo of entrance gate and ticket office of the Korkeasaari Zoo. It is the largest zoo in Finland, located on the island.Korkeasaari Zoo
Photo of aerial View of Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki, Finland.Temppeliaukio Church
Photo of Helsinki Cathedral over city center in spring, Finland.Helsinki Cathedral
Photo of Turku Castle is the largest medieval building in Finland, Turku, Finland.Turku Castle
Photo of art gallery Ateneum. Museum of Finnish, international art.Ateneum
Museum of Contemporary Art KiasmaMuseum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Photo of the Kaivopuisto park and Harakka island on the background, Helsinki, Finland.Kaivopuisto
Photo of Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral Church in Katajanokka district of the Old Town in Helsinki, Finland.Uspenski Cathedral
Pyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandPyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower
Photo of the National Museum of Finland ,Helsinki, Finland.National Museum of Finland
Photo of Sibelius Monument (artist Eila Hiltunen, 1967) dedicated to Finnish composer Jean Sibelius in Helsinki Sibelius Park, it consists more than 600 hollow steel pipes, Helsinki, Finland.Sibelius Monument
Photo of Vapriikki Museum, Tampella building. View over Tammerkoski river in warm sunlight, Tampere, Finland.Museum Centre Vapriikki
Photo of Natural History museum is located next to Finnish parliament building and attracts tourists all year long, Helsinki, Finland.Finnish Museum of Natural History
Sibelius Park, Taka-Töölö, Southern major district, Helsinki, Helsinki sub-region, Uusimaa, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandSibelius Park
Finlayson Factory Area, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandFinlayson Factory Area
Kaisaniemi ParkKaisaniemi Park
SärkänniemiSärkänniemi
Kupittaa Park, Kupittaa, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandKupittaa
Hatanpää Park Arboretum, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandHatanpää Park Arboretum
Photo of Turku Cathedral in Turku, Finland.Turku Cathedral
Koskipuisto ParkKoskipuisto
Vehoniemi Automobile Museum, Kangasala, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandVehoniemi automobile museum
Photo of great Public park Sapokka in Kotka town, Finland.Sapokka
Katariina Seaside Park, Kotka, Kotkan–Haminan seutukunta, Kymenlaakso, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandKatariina Seaside Park‎
Moomin Museum, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandMoomin Museum
The Old Great SquareOld Great Square
Adventure Park Seikkailupuisto, Kupittaa, Keskusta, Turku, Turun seutukunta, Southwest Finland, South-Western Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandAdventure Park Seikkailupuisto
Photo of the new sea museum Maritime Centre Vellamo in Kotka, Finland.Maritime Centre Vellamo
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge, Kotka, Kotkan–Haminan seutukunta, Kymenlaakso, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandLanginkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge
Photo of aerial view of Aulanko Observation Tower among blue lakes and green forests, Hameenlinna, Finland.Aulanko Tower
Näsi Park, Tampere, Tampereen seutukunta, Pirkanmaa, Western and Central Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandNäsi Park
The Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland, Keskusta 1, Hämeenlinna, Hämeenlinnan seutukunta, Kanta-Häme, Southern Finland, Mainland Finland, FinlandThe Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland
Prison MuseumPrison Museum

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Day 1

Day 1 – Helsinki - arrival day

  • Helsinki - Arrival day
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  • Esplanadi park
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Your exciting road trip through Finland starts when you reach the incredible city of Helsinki, where you'll stay for 4 nights. You'll pick up your rental car in Helsinki and begin your adventure in Finland.

Helsinki is a popular cheap holiday destination in Finland with something to offer every traveler. More than a city in Finland, Helsinki is also a great place to find top-rated budget accommodations. You'll find many of these accommodations close to bustling markets and cultural attractions.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Esplanadi park. Previous visitors have rated this park an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 12,022 reviews.

Savor the mouthwatering delights of Helsinki, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best restaurant and bar options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a refreshing cocktail, these spots have something for everyone.

Discover the heart of Helsinki through its culinary scene, starting with Lappi Ravintola. Not only will you discover mouthwatering dishes, but you'll also be pleasantly surprised by their budget-friendly offerings. For a taste of tradition, try Restaurant Vltava, where time-honored recipes are served. Or, explore Löyly Helsinki, renowned for its delicious offerings and cozy ambiance.

If you’re not ready to call it a day, pop into Base Bar, considered one of the best bars in Helsinki. You can also enjoy drinks at One Pint Pub, known for its fun atmosphere. Alternatively, go to Liberty or Death, a favorite spot for both tourists and residents of Helsinki.

Enjoy toasting the start of a terrific road trip vacation and a cheap holiday experience in Finland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Helsinki

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Drive 6 km, 45 min

  • Uspenski Cathedral
  • Market Square
  • Senate Square
  • Helsinki Cathedral
  • Kaivopuisto
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Day 2 of your road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Helsinki, proving that cheap holidays in Finland can be extraordinary. Have fun exploring the best places to visit in the city. At the end of the day, enjoy wining and dining at Helsinki, with 3 nights to stay in the area.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Uspenski Cathedral. This eastern orthodox cathedral is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Helsinki, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,146 visitors.

Kauppatori is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 25,097 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Senate Square. Visitors have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 18,455 reviews.

Helsinki Cathedral is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a lutheran cathedral rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 10,211 reviews.

Make your way to the fantastic Kaivopuisto, perhaps the most famous neighbourhood of helsinki in Helsinki. This attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,621 travelers.

Cheap, budget vacations are nothing but incredible, especially when you’re in Finland. To have the best affordable travel experience in Finland, make time for some unique, challenging, or inspiring activities. Adding a tour to your travel plan promises a one-of-a kind adventure that will make your cheap vacation in Finland unforgettable. Fortunately, you'll find plenty of budget-friendly tours and cheap holiday deals in Finland.

Make the most of your budget vacation in Finland by treating yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Helsinki that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

Discover the heart of Helsinki through its culinary scene, starting with Ravintola Nokka. Not only will you discover mouthwatering dishes, but you'll also be pleasantly surprised by their budget-friendly offerings. For a taste of tradition, try Hotel Kämp, where time-honored recipes are served. Or, explore Ravintola Teerenpeli, renowned for its delicious offerings and cozy ambiance.

Kaisla is an excellent example of a great bar in Helsinki offering drinks at reasonable prices. You can also hang out at Beaver Bar, another of locals’ go-to bars in Helsinki. But if you’re curious about bars that give you a taste of the nightlife scene in Helsinki, Praha is for you.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Finland. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Helsinki

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Drive 3 km, 51 min

  • Temppeliaukio Church
  • Finnish Museum of Natural History
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
  • Ateneum
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Day 3 means another chance to make the best memories in Helsinki. You’ll go sightseeing at famous attractions in Helsinki and check out the most popular dining spots. You still have 2 nights left to stay in the city. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away!

Make Temppeliaukio Church your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this cave church an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 11,662 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Finnish Museum of Natural History. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,155 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this natural history museum every year.

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This museum has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 7,063 visitors.

When you’re finished at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, the perfect next stop is Ateneum. This art museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,449 reviews. Ateneum attracts approximately 400,000 visitors annually.

Take the opportunity to embark on a unique experience in Helsinki. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of easy to challenging tour options you can choose from and add to this cheap vacation package.

Savor the culinary delights of Helsinki, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the city offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

Recharge and refresh your energy with a visit to Restaurant Pompier, known for its delectable cuisine and inviting ambiance. While immersing yourself in the local culture during your budget-friendly getaway, make sure to stop by Kappeli - a hidden culinary gem loved by locals and travelers alike. For those craving exquisite flavors, Restaurant Farang promises to deliver a feast for the senses.

Visit The Riff, one of the locals’ favorite hangout spots. Roasberg serves various snacks and drinks at affordable prices, making it another great bar option for budget travelers in Helsinki.

A road trip vacation in Helsinki can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Finland!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Helsinki

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Drive 15 km, 1 hour 9 min

  • Korkeasaari Zoo
  • National Museum of Finland
  • Sibelius Park
  • Sibelius Monument
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Day 4 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories on your cheap holiday in Finland. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Helsinki! You’ll go sightseeing at famous attractions in Helsinki and conclude your journey with a lovely dinner, enjoying your remaining 1 night in the area.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Korkeasaari Zoo. This zoo typically receives around 498,266 visitors every year and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 12,452 reviews.

Continue your journey at National Museum of Finland. This national museum is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 6,147 travelers from near and far. Approximately 447,139 people come to this place of interest every year to enjoy a unique experience in Helsinki.

Helsinki is also the home of Sibelius Park. This park has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 5,509 visitors.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at Sibelius Monument. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,019 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

Touring the best attractions in Finland offers you a glimpse of the country’s history and culture. But, you’ll be surprised to know that there’s more to Finland you are yet to discover. Take part in an eye-opening experience to make the best of your affordable vacation in Finland. Choose from all of the popular and budget-friendly tickets and activities available on this day of your cheap holiday in Finland.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Finland shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Helsinki is also home to a variety of excellent dining and drinking spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and enjoy refreshing drinks.

After a day filled with excitement, indulge in a satisfying meal at Bar Loose, offering a menu full of delicious options at reasonable prices. Featuring an enticing array of mouthwatering delights, Restaurant Merimakasiini is another must-visit dining spot. For an authentic dining experience favored by locals, make your way to Restaurant Elite, where you can also enjoy great food and warm hospitality.

Raise your glass to celebrate your fun and affordable travel experience in the city of Helsinki!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Helsinki, Kotka, and Lahti

  • Lahti
  • Kotka
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Drive 260 km, 3 hours 28 min

  • Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge
  • Katariina Seaside Park‎
  • Sapokka
  • Maritime Centre Vellamo
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On day 5 of your cheap holiday travels in Finland, you’ll tour 1: Kotka. You'll stay in Lahti for 1 night, giving you enough time to satisfy your wanderlust and craving for new experiences.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Kotka, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Helsinki to Kotka may take around 1 hour 35 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Kotka, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Take the opportunity to see Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,703 visitors.

Katariina Seaside Park‎ is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,357 travelers.

Kotka is also the home of Sapokka. Around 2,810 people have rated this park an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Maritime Centre Vellamo. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from a total of 1,802 reviews, a visit to this maritime museum is a great idea.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Lahti. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Lahti, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Lahti has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

Discover the heart of Lahti through its culinary scene, starting with Pancho Villa Lahti. Not only will you discover mouthwatering dishes, but you'll also be pleasantly surprised by their budget-friendly offerings. For a taste of tradition, try Asemapäällikkö konditoria, where time-honored recipes are served. Or, explore Coppa Eatery, renowned for its delicious offerings and cozy ambiance.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Bar & Bistro Lahti stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Tirra offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. Wanha Mestari is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

A road trip vacation in Kotka can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Finland!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Lahti, Raikku, Hämeenlinna, and Tampere

  • Tampere
  • Raikku
  • Southern Finland
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Drive 165 km, 2 hours 41 min

  • Prison Museum
  • The Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland
  • Aulanko Tower
  • Vehoniemi automobile museum
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Day 6 of your self-drive vacation in Finland will take you to the city of Tampere, where you'll be staying for 2 nights. On your way to Tampere, you'll explore 2 popular cheap holiday destinations in Finland, including Raikku and Hämeenlinna.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Raikku. This car ride takes around 45 min.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Vehoniemi automobile museum. This extraordinary automobile museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,012 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Lahti and set your GPS to Hämeenlinna. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 7 min. Upon reaching Hämeenlinna, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Take the opportunity to see Prison Museum. This attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 515 visitors.

The Artillery, Engineer and Signals Museum of Finland is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This museum has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,210 travelers.

Hämeenlinna is also the home of Aulanko Tower. Around 1,589 people have rated this observation tower an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Tampere offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Finland. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

Don't let a tight budget stop you from enjoying delicious meals and refreshing drinks in Tampere. Here are a few top-rated restaurants and bars you may want to check out tonight.

After a day of fun adventures, treat yourself to the best dining experience at Sailor's Bar & Grill, where affordable mouthwatering dishes await. Another gem to discover during your memorable getaway is Zeytuun, highly regarded as one of the area's top dining spots. If you're eager to dine at a local-favorite spot, don't miss Ravintola Coussicca, an excellent choice to fulfill your cravings for delicious food and great service.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Thrasherie Bar offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Huurupiilo is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Moro Sky Bar is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Cheers for an adventure-filled road trip vacation in Finland! Celebrate this incredible opportunity for an affordable travel experience in the city of Tampere!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Tampere

  • Tampere
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Drive 4 km, 1 hour 8 min

  • Pyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower
  • Särkänniemi
  • Näsi Park
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On day 7 of your budget-friendly road trip adventure in Finland, you’ll go deep into Tampere and see some of the destination’s most unforgettable attractions. Enjoy a feast at the end of the day, making the most of the time you have in the city of Tampere — 1 night.

Journey into the unknown at Pyynikki Coffee Shop & Observation Tower, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable cafe has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,011 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Särkänniemi is a recommended place to visit. This amusement park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 4,747 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Tampere is Näsi Park. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,304 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Tampere offers an experience you will remember.

Visiting the most popular travel destinations in Finland sometimes leaves you longing for more. Fortunately, there are plenty of unique and cheap tours to try out in Finland. Finland has something for everyone, and you can easily pick an activity you can add to your affordable vacation package. Check out all of the budget-friendly tours in Finland that will fill you with new inspiration.

Indulge in the culinary wonders of Tampere, where exceptional dining and drinking experiences await at unbeatable prices. Explore the city's diverse venues, ensuring a memorable culinary journey for every visitor.

Café Pispala stands out as a haven for budget-conscious travelers seeking exceptional flavors. Indulge in a delightful array of mouthwatering options. For those craving a casual dining experience, Tallipihan kahvila offers mouthwatering dishes that are sure to satisfy any palate. Don't miss out on the charming ambiance and diverse menu at Kaffila, where every bite promises a delightful dining experience.

After your evening meal, enjoy a drink or two at Bar K, a must-visit destination for a great night out. Locals also enjoy the cocktails at Kievari Kahdet Kasvot, where you can relax and have some fun in a welcoming environment. Another fantastic option is Save File - Pelaajan Olohuone, known for offering a variety of snacks and drinks at affordable prices.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Finland!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Tampere and Turku

  • Turku
  • Tampere
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Drive 166 km, 2 hours 44 min

  • Finlayson Factory Area
  • Museum Centre Vapriikki
  • Koskipuisto
  • Moomin Museum
  • Hatanpää Park Arboretum
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Day 8 of your road trip across Finland offers you the chance to visit 1 popular cheap holiday destinations in the country, including Tampere. You'll conclude your sightseeing and exploration in Turku, where you'll stay for 1 night.

After soaking in Tampere’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Turku. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 55 min. When you arrive in Turku, it's time to take a break from the road.

Journey into the unknown at Finlayson Factory Area, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,941 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Museum Centre Vapriikki is a recommended place to visit. This museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 5,742 reviews. Based on recent data, the attraction hosts 185,000 visitors per year.

Another must-see attraction in Tampere is Koskipuisto. Rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,750 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Tampere offers an experience you will remember.

Moomin Museum is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Tampere. This museum promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.4 out of 5 stars in 2,381 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Hatanpää Park Arboretum. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,785 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

While exploring Finland is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Turku has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Turku on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

Savor the culinary delights of Turku, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the city offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

Smör offers delicious bites without straining your wallet. For a taste of local cuisine with a twist, venture to Panimoravintola Koulu. Or, try Delhi Darbar, where reasonable prices and warm hospitality create a welcoming atmosphere for diners seeking a memorable dining experience.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Bar Edison, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. Rento is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, Pikku Havanna is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Finland!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Turku and Helsinki

  • Helsinki
  • Turku
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Drive 176 km, 2 hours 39 min

  • Turku Cathedral
  • Old Great Square
  • Kupittaa
  • Adventure Park Seikkailupuisto
  • Turku Castle
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Day 9 of your road trip across Finland is another proof that cheap holidays in Finland can indeed provide you an extraordinary travel experience. Today's agenda includes touring 1 wonderful destinations — Turku. You’ll explore along your route leading to the city of Helsinki, where you'll be spending 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Helsinki. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 58 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Turku Cathedral. This lutheran cathedral is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Turku, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,745 visitors.

Old Great Square is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,995 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Kupittaa. Visitors have rated this district an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 4,520 reviews.

Adventure Park Seikkailupuisto is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a sightseeing destination rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,819 reviews.

Make your way to the fantastic Turku Castle, perhaps the most famous castle in Turku. This attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,724 travelers.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Helsinki. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Helsinki, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

Savor the mouthwatering delights of Helsinki, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best restaurant and bar options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a refreshing cocktail, these spots have something for everyone.

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at Ravintola Ragu, where every bite is a flavor-packed adventure! With an enticing menu of affordable delights, this spot is a must-visit for foodies on a budget. Another hotspot worth exploring during your cheap getaway is Restaurant Savotta - a local favorite and a top pick for mouthwatering delights. If you're eager to dine where the locals love, don't miss out on Restaurant Kuu, where fantastic food and friendly service await!

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Finland. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Finland!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Helsinki - departure day

  • Helsinki - Departure day
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  • Kaisaniemi Park
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Your budget road trip vacation in Finland is about to end. Day 10 is your departure day and your last chance to capture the beauty of Helsinki.

On your last day in Finland, take time to indulge in shopping at Helsinki’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, the city’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of Finland. Each store here is brimming with unique finds. These souvenirs will help you treasure your memories of Finland forever.

Before you conclude your road trip in Finland, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Helsinki.

As you prepare to bid farewell to Helsinki, why not indulge in one last culinary delight at Ravintola Aino, where you can enjoy a satisfying and budget-friendly meal? Alternatively, Restaurant Teatteri features a variety of signature dishes to suit every taste, budget, and occasion. For those seeking a taste of flavorful delights, Olutravintola Pikkulintu Ruttopuisto is a highly recommended spot.

You’ll then say farewell to Helsinki. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Finland!

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