8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Playa del Carmen
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Pori
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  25​h
End: Playa del Carmen

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): deepen your knowledge of military history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Playa del Carmen to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Playa del Carmen in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip builder app .

Fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

Find out how to plan Turku trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 4th (Wed), kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pori online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Pori sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

Similar Plans

12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM REUNION December, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM MACAO March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans