15 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Hamina
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Hamina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pori
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fiskars
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly

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Hamina

— 3 nights
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Statue of Varvara Shantina. Get in touch with nature at Beach Mansikkalahti and Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Isopuisto Park, pause for some photo ops at German Self-Propelled Gun StuG III, pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, and steep yourself in history at St. John's Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamina trip site.

Rome, Italy to Hamina is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Hamina hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Hamina

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Pori

— 1 night
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pori trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hamina to Pori by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Turku

— 2 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): visit Naantali Old Town, trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral and then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fiskars.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

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Fiskars

— 3 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ekenas Archipelago National Park and Teijo National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Guide-Matti and Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fiskars travel route planner.

Getting from Turku to Fiskars by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Fiskars, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Fiskars

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

Helsinki

— 5 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). The adventure continues: stroll around Kaivopuisto, take in nature's colorful creations at Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and get advice or help at Finlandia - Talo.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fiskars to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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