8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland travel route builder

©
You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
Fly + train:  8​h
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner .

Palma de Mallorca, Spain to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Palma de Mallorca in August, with highs in Tampere at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Tampere.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

2
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the galleries of Ett Hem Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku travel planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Turku.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
day
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum, then step off the mainland to explore Kaunissaari, then go for a walk through The Devil's Stairs, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Porvoo trip planning tool .

You can drive from Turku to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Porvoo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kaunissaari
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Porvoo.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

3
days
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.
Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Helsinki.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

Similar Plans

9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Turku BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM SPAIN July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Lakeland BY A USER FROM SPAIN July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Helsinki, Espoo & Turku BY A USER FROM RUSSIA May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM HONG KONG March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM SERBIA April, outdoors, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans