8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Pori
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Zagreb

4
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder tool .

Zagreb, Croatia to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zagreb in August, with highs in Helsinki at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Theme Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 29th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari online driving holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari. In August, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

few
hours
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stroll through Yyteri Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pori vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Pori takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere visit planning website .

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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