8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dresden
Fly + Train:  8 h 30 min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Dresden

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 26th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip app.

Dresden, Germany to Tampere is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dresden to Tampere is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dresden in July: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
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 28th (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): have fun at Porvoo Swimming Pool, thenexamine the collection at Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo day trip planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
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Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum ©
Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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.
Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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