8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 day
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tampere road trip planning site.

Cairo, Egypt to Tampere is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. In August, Tampere is cooler than Cairo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip planning site.

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pori online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Pori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

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

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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