8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  6​h
3
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Kouvola
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary app .

Lisbon, Portugal to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Pyhatunturi is 2 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: highs in Pyhatunturi hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Nature, #Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka attractions tool .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. In August in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Theme Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For ratings and more tourist information, go to the Pori itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Pori takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

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

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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 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Turku

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kouvola itinerary planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kouvola in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

#Nature, #Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Take a train from Kouvola to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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