13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights

8
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get some historical perspective at Helsinki Cathedral and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): walk around Runeberg Park, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka. On your second day here, have fun at Porvoo Swimming Pool, don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress, then look for gifts at Willatar, and finally see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Porvoo online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Porvoo sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Svartholm Fortress
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Museum/Holm House ©
Porvoo Museum/Holm House
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. On your second day here, trek along The Archipelago Trail, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary website.

Drive from Porvoo to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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