7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kaunas
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  8 h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from 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.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere route planner.

Kaunas, Lithuania to Tampere is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Kaunas in August, expect nights in Tampere to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°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
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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, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Palace of Junnelius.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pori trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, browse the collection at Turku City Library, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

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
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at 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: take a stroll through Katajanokka, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish 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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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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