8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  19​h 45​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 day
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Kalamazoo

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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hakaniemi Market and Kansallisgalleria. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, look for gifts at Taiga Colors, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and get to know the fascinating history of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Kalamazoo, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalamazoo to Helsinki is 7 hours. Traveling from Kalamazoo in June, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 65°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Outdoors
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Pori takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
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 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough 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
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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