8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 18th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then get your game on at Moomin World.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Naantali trip itinerary app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Naantali is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. July in Naantali sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Naantali

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Turku Castle
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then examine the collection at Villa Mairea.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pori trip builder website .

You can drive from Naantali to Pori in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tampere itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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.
Attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

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