8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 1 night
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Kultaranta Garden, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and finally examine the collection at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Turku online sightseeing planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Turku is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Turku due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect Turku to be colder, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally walk around Kirjurinluoto.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Pori online journey planner .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary tool .

You can take a bus from Pori to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder tool .

Take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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