10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Newark

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. The National Museum of Finland and Kansallisgalleria will appeal to museum buffs. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo, approximately Porvoo away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach 61°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tampere itinerary maker.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Villa Mairea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To plan Pori vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in September, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, thenhead off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Pori to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Turku Cathedral and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, visit Naantali Old Town, trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip app.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Old Rauma
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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