11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Pori
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, stop by Pien Shop & Bar, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Tallahassee, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallahassee to Helsinki is 7 hours. When traveling from Tallahassee in July, plan for much colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 71°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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2
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Kimito Island

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip maker site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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2
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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 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then take an in-depth tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online road trip planner.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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1
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Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pori road trip website.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."