8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Fly:  20 h
1
Vaasa
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  14 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa day trip planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Vaasa is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In June, Vaasa is much colder than Washington DC - with highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pori tour planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 24th (Wed), grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then stop by Naantali Old Town, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Naantali day trip app.

Getting from Pori to Naantali by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Neighborhoods Outdoors Parks

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Turku
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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.
Kids will enjoy Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Naantali to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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