7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 1 night
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Cultural History Museum of Aland and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and then get a dose of the wild on Karingsunds Viltsafari.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Mariehamn is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Mariehamn is 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in July, you will find days in Mariehamn are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Turku

— 1 night
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 27th (Tue): hike along Bike Rental - by Carfield, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Pori

— 1 night
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pori trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Tampere

— 1 night

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): look for gifts at Hameenkatu, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:

Helsinki

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 30th (Fri), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online travel planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."