8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuopio
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Noormarkku
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at Bragen ulkoilmamuseo and then step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vaasa trip itinerary planner.

Kuopio to Vaasa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Noormarkku.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Noormarkku

Noormarkku ©
Noormarkku is a former municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and was part of the Satakunta region. On the 30th (Tue), examine the collection at Villa Mairea.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Noormarkku trip app .

You can drive from Vaasa to Noormarkku in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Noormarkku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Pori.

Things to do in Noormarkku

Museums
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Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): stroll through Yyteri Beach and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park, then get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori itinerary planning website .

Pori is very close to Noormarkku. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park ©
Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rauma online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Rauma takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rauma are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Explore hidden gems such as Vaski Adventure Island and Louhisaari Manor. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Naantali itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rauma to Naantali in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Naantali, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Naantali

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Turku, Louhisaari Manor
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Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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