8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Lisbon

1
night
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 19th (Wed): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Helsinki is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Helsinki is 2 hours. While traveling from Lisbon, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 21st (Fri), kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla.

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Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, then see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, then see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum, examine the collection at Bonk Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koylion Kirkkokari.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rauma trip planner.

Getting from Pori to Rauma by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. September in Rauma sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Koylion Kirkkokari
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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

Discover how to plan a Turku trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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