8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Newark

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rock Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online travel route planner .

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Helsinki. Traveling from Newark in August, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampere journey planning app .

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori road trip app .

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 30th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

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