7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Raleigh
Drive + Fly:  20 h
1
Vaasa
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Raleigh

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 3rd (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa road trip website.

Raleigh, USA to Vaasa is an approximately 21-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Raleigh in August, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Vaasa: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 4th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pori trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

1
night
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 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thenrelax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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