8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Mustasaari
— 2 nights

2
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, gain interesting insight with Norman Travels, visit Ullanlinna, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Vancouver to Helsinki. In October, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Vancouver - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 6th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pori trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari sightseeing planner.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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