8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Buffalo
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Buffalo

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 26th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach and then stroll through Suolijarvi Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel planner .

Buffalo, USA to Tampere is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Buffalo to Tampere. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Buffalo in August: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 68°F and lows are around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pori.

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Suolijarvi Beach ©
Suolijarvi Beach
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stop by Porin Kauppahalli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Porin Kauppahalli ©
Porin Kauppahalli

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mustasaari online route planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in August, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stroll through Sibelius Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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