8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

1
day
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 (Wed): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Turku is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lisbon to Turku. In July, Turku is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thenget engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To find out how to plan a trip to Pori, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Space Bowling & Billiards ©
Space Bowling & Billiards

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 19th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Siikalahti Wetland, stroll around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parikkala, Kerimaki Church, Punkaharju Ridge
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki route maker app.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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