7 days in Helsinki & Pori Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Pori Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Pori Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: London


4
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.
Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pori holiday planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Pori in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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