10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h
1
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Mon), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa journey planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vaasa is an approximately 15-hour flight. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in August; daily highs in Vaasa reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 13th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori online trip planner .

Getting from Vaasa to Pori by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 14th (Wed): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turku day trip site .

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

5
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galerie Anhava will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Riverside Park. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Castle Hill (in Porvoo) and Linden Esplanade (in Kotka). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip app .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Castle Hill, Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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