7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kaunas
+2
train + Fly + train:  8​h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  7​h
End: Kaunas

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip app .

Kaunas, Lithuania to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Kaunas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 13th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then admire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pori trip planner .

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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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.
On the 14th (Wed), take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then browse the collection at Turku City Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, explore the galleries of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then browse the exhibits of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip planning app .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Katajanokka, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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