8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Porvoo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
End: Tallinn

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Turku City Library, Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Turun Kauppahalli. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, stroll through The Archipelago Trail, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield and then head off the coast to Uto.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 16th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at The Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rauma trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and then admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Junnelius.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pori trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Pori takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 18th (Sun), contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then stop by Pieni Suklaatehdas, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Porvoo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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.
Nature & Wildlife Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and finally steep yourself in history at The Aalto House.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Porvoo to Helsinki by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House

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