11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Lahti
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Newark

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.
Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Marimekko Oyj. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, browse the different shops at Flamingo Entertainment Center, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour planner.

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14- hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, then make a trip to Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

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Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
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 8th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, examine the collection at Villa Mairea, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mustasaari sightseeing app.

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In July in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

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