8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Train:  6 h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Lahti
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 27th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tampere tour itinerary planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tampere is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tampere when traveling from Amsterdam in August, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Villa Mairea, enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari planner.

Drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, then fly down the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pikku Vesijarvi.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Lahti with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Pikku Vesijarvi ©
Pikku Vesijarvi
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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.
You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Hietalahti Market. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Marimekko, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Helsinki trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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