10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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), then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pori driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Pori is an approximately 23.5- 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

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Cathedral and Ett Hem Museum. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
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.
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, then step 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 flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. 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 Hakaniemi Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Helsinki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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