8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Richmond
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Lahti
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Richmond

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.
Temppeliaukio Church and Ullanlinna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, look for gifts at Marimekko, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Richmond, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Richmond to Helsinki is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Richmond in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 69°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the activities along Pikku Vesijarvi and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

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You can take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Lahti sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

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Pikku Vesijarvi ©
Pikku Vesijarvi
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 10th (Sat), stop by Porin Kauppahalli and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner.

Getting from Lahti to Pori by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Porin Kauppahalli ©
Porin Kauppahalli

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari planner.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. August in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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