5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour builder

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Pori
— 1 day
Drive
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Pori

— 1 day
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pori day trip planning website.

Helsinki to Pori is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Turku

— 1 night
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 28th (Sat): stroll through Bike Rental - by Carfield, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku journey maker.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Helsinki

— 3 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and The National Museum of Finland. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
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."