14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  26​h
1
Pori
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Chicago

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Tue), kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pori day trip website .

Chicago, USA to Pori is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Pori, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in August, with highs in Pori at 67°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. We've included these beaches for you: Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Teijo national park (in Pernio) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island sightseeing planner.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks
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Oro ©
Oro

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arboretum Mustila and Kansallisgalleria. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Cathedral of Porvoo about 48 minutes away. Pack the 25th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Design Museum, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Arboretum Mustila
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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