10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lethbridge
Fly:  26​h
1
Pori
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Inari
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Lethbridge

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pori attractions planner .

Lethbridge, Canada to Pori is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Lethbridge to Pori, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Lethbridge, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pori, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get engrossed in the history at Kobba Klintar, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 15th (Mon), relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then hike along Juutua Nature Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inari road trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Mariehamn to Inari in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Parks Trails
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in July, with highs in Helsinki at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland