10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Drive + Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
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. On the 2nd (Fri), stop by Porin Kauppahalli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thendon't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pori driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Pori is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Pori is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Pori are little chillier (67°F), and nights are much colder (51°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Turku Castle and Vepsa Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Teijo National Park in Pernio--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi, and admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

To see photos and tourist information, read Turku sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Turku sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow 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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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Pohjolan toimitalo, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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