8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. There's still lots to do: browse the collection at Turku City Library, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku day trip site.

Brussels, Belgium to Turku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Turku. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
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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): stroll around Kirjurinluoto and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pori trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 24th (Wed), experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Pori to Kuusamo in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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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.
On the 26th (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip app.

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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