10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Pori
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for gifts at Porin Kauppahalli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

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

New York City, USA to Pori is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Pori, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder days in Pori, with highs around 67°F, while nights are colder with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Take a break from the city and head to Teijo national park and Vepsa Island. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and don't miss a visit to Abo Akademi.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Teijo national park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Pohjolan toimitalo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip website .

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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