8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 2 nights
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Rauma (Old Rauma & The Church of the Holy Cross). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and stroll through Vepsa Island.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Turku road trip tool.

London, UK to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from London in August, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Turku. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 18th (Sun), kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pori day trip site.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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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 inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral of Porvoo and Porvoo Old Town. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pori to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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