8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
Fly + Train:  8 h
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Palma de Mallorca to Tampere is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Palma de Mallorca in August, with highs in Tampere at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 17th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Kaunissaari, thengo for a walk through The Devil's Stairs, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

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You can drive from Turku to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kaunissaari
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Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum ©
Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning tool.

You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

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

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