8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1 h
1
Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Hamina
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lappeenranta
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Joensuu
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
6
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Jyvaskyla
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
9
Rauma
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
11
Helsinki
— 1 night
End: Helsinki

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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 26th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Porvoo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hamina.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Hamina online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Hamina takes 1.5 hours. July in Hamina sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Hamina

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church, then explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, then admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hamina to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Joensuu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. You've now added New Valamo Monastery to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Joensuu day trip site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Joensuu in 2 hours. July in Joensuu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Valamo Monastery
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery

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Kuopio

Kuopio
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuopio trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Kuopio takes 2 hours. July in Kuopio sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Jyvaskyla on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Parks Nature
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Alvar Aalto Museum. On the 30th (Mon), examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and then get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla tour itinerary app.

Take a train from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland) ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto

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Pori

Pori
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Plan a Pori trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Pori by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll set off for Rauma on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Pori

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

Before you visit Rauma, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Pori to Rauma takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rauma sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku road trip tool.

You can drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

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