8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Inari sightseeing planner.

Doncaster, UK to Inari is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, Inari is slightly colder than Doncaster - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm
Tuula's Reindeer ©
Tuula's Reindeer

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pori trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Inari to Pori takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 8th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Turku day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

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

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to The National Museum of Finland and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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

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