10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Bus + Fly:  7 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Pori
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  8 h 30 min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then make a trip to SkyWheel Helsinki, then explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and finally engage your brain at The Finnish Museum of Horology.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip site .

Glasgow, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Glasgow to Helsinki. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

The Finnish Museum of Horology
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Rauma and Turku Cathedral. Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see Rauma Art Museum, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor, take an in-depth tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Turku tour planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, stroll through Yyteri Beach, and then head outdoors with Yyterin Nakotorni.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Yyterin Nakotorni

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Pori to Levi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Levi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 6th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, step into the grandiose world of Stone Castle of Pirunvuori, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Stone Castle of Pirunvuori
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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