7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly + train:  7​h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Ljubljana

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere online attractions planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Ljubljana to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in August, with highs in Tampere at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pori day trip planning tool .

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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 16th (Fri): make a trip to Naantali Old Town, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku vacation planning website .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter, examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, walk around Lilla holmen, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

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You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a stroll through Katajanokka, make a trip to SkyWheel Helsinki, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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