7 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Vaasa
— 1 night
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Hanko
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 19th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner.

London, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Vaasa hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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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 21st (Tue): grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Turku tour 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 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Turku

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Pike's Gut, go for a walk through Gunnarstrand, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tulliniemi Nature Path, then take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellevue Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hanko road trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Hanko in 2 hours. July in Hanko sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut

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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 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then stop by Katajanokka, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, then make a trip to Senate Square, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki tour builder app.

You can drive from Hanko to Helsinki in 2 hours. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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