8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 3 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Vepsa Island and Bike Rental - by Carfield. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku travel route planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11-hour flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Turku hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Old Rauma
4.5
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Turku Castle
4.5
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Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 28th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pori trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Yyteri Beach
4.6

1
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

2
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 30th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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