10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Imatra
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku road trip tool.

Athens, Greece to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Athens in August, with highs in Turku at 23°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Turku Castle
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Naantali Old Town
4.3

1
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 23rd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pori online road trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 24th (Sat), stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, see the interesting displays at S/S Salama, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Savonlinna online journey planner.

Drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums
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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, then get outside with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Imatra road trip site.

Drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches
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Must see
Imatra Waterfall
4.3

3
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Helsinki

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.
Get some cultural insight at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nuuksio National Park and Porvoo Old Town. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Imatra to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Neighborhood
Katajanokka
4.3

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