8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

few
hours
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 27th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle and then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku attractions site .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach and then stroll through Suolijarvi Beach.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach and then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pori travel planner.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Pori sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

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

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On your second day here, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, then see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then examine the collection at Terranova, and finally kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

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Drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In May in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Vaasa
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©

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