8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Charlotte

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hietaranta Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Charlotte, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charlotte in July, with highs in Helsinki at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pori route tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Pori in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Turku road trip planner.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kimito Island trip maker website.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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