7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2 h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pori
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Kokkola
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h
6
Porvoo
— 1 day
Bus:  1 h
End: Helsinki

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner .

Helsinki to Turku is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 24th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tampere journey planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F at night. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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hours
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pori travel route planning website .

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Pori are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Museums
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1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Vaasa sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Kokkola

Kokkola
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. Take the guesswork out of planning a Kokkola vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Vaasa to Kokkola by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Kokkola, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 42°F at night. You will leave for Porvoo on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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day
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kokkola to Porvoo. In September, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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