8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  31 h
1
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Sydney

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 21st (Sun), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa holiday app.

Sydney, Australia to Vaasa is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Vaasa due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 22nd (Mon), view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

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

Getting from Vaasa to Pori by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

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 23rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ett Hem Museum ©
Ett Hem Museum

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and stop by Katajanokka.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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