8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kids will enjoy Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sapokka Water Garden. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Cathedral of Porvoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel site.

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Helsinki is 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in July; daily highs in Helsinki reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Heureka ©
Heureka
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and then walk around Kirjurinluoto.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

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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 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle and then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral