6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Pori
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

2
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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Rock Church and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning site .

San Francisco, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Francisco to Helsinki. In June, Helsinki is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): shop like a local with Pori Art Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see where to stay and tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Pori in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Pori to Rovaniemi in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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