8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  23​h
1
Pori
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pori online visit planner .

New York City, USA to Pori is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Pori due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Pori at 63°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Patakirppis ©
Patakirppis

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 4th (Tue), kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, shop like a local with Laukko Manor, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

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 historical perspective at Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take a stroll through Katajanokka, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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