7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Porvoo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Vienna

1
night
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 25th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally stop by Riimikko.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo trip itinerary planner.

Vienna, Austria to Porvoo is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vienna in August, expect Porvoo to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Kouvola.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

1
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Utti Fort.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip planner .

Getting from Porvoo to Kouvola by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Kouvola sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): hike along The Archipelago Trail, then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker .

You can drive from Kouvola to Turku in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
On the 29th (Thu), explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip maker .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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