8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  9 h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Pori
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Bucharest

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker app.

Bucharest, Romania to Turku is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bucharest in August, expect nights in Turku to be slightly colder, around 12°C, while days are colder, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pori.

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

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 29th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach. On your second day here, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pori online visit planner.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 31st (Sat), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Pori to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna tour builder website.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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