8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

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.
Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Norman Travels. Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, make a trip to Senate Square, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker .

Minneapolis, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Helsinki. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in July, with highs in Helsinki at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Sun), gain insight at Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 22nd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pori trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Pori sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 23rd (Tue), stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari day trip app .

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 24th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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