7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Pori
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then examine the collection at Villa Mairea, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip itinerary planning site .

London, UK to Pori is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Pori due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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 16th (Tue), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, explore the galleries of Ett Hem Museum, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

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Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Rock Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Cathedral of Porvoo. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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