8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, visit Ullanlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in May: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, and then stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip builder site.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Room Escape Games

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

Before you visit Pori, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Pori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Pori

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

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night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the striking features of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, thenvisit Linden Esplanade, and finally kick back and relax at Lehman.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka trip planner.

Getting from Pori to Kotka by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lehman ©
Lehman
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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