8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night

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.
Kids will enjoy Sapokka Water Garden and Heureka. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Helsinki vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Helsinki. Traveling from Newark in July, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Porvoo, Heureka, Sapokka Water Garden
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Heureka ©
Heureka
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
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 °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

1
night
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, thentour 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 °F in July, and nighttime lows around °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

1
night
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 °F, while nighttime lows are °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
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral