7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
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
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Budapest

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 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary site .

Budapest, Hungary to Tampere is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Budapest in September, with highs in Tampere at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) 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 3rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Turku online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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 6th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, engage your brain at Heureka, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning app .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Heureka, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Heureka ©
Heureka

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