11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 1 night
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Pori
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Kotka
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas.

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

Lisbon, Portugal to Tampere is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in August, with highs in Tampere at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Mediamuseo Rupriikki
4.8

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pori road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
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Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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Art Gallery
Pori Art Museum
4.2

2
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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 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Vepsa Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Turku online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

2
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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum, visit Hamina Old Town, and then admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka journey planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
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Specialty Museum
Salpa Line Museum
5.0
Architectural Building
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral
4.4
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Historic Site
Stromforsin Ruukki
3.5

3
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Design Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour site.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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