10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 1 night
Drive
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Pori
— 1 night
Bus to Turku, Fly to Mariehamn
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Turku
— 3 nights
Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Newark

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Temppeliaukio Church. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum 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: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, 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 combination of car and 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

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1
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

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, then contemplate 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 · Historic Sites
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1
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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.

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Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. 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 · Museums

Side Trip

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Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
Villa Mairea ©
Specialty Museum
Villa Mairea
4.2

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn holiday site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Pori to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Kobba Klintar ©
Island
Kobba Klintar
4.7

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Turku Cathedral and Old Rauma. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, wander the streets of 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 · Parks

Side Trips

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Old Rauma ©
Must see
Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
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Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
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