5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Turku
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Austin

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip app .

Austin, USA to Turku is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 8 hours. In August, Turku is cooler than Austin - with highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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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 23rd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning app .

Drive from Pori to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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