8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  6 h
End: London

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally examine the collection at Villa Mairea.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Pori is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Pori is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Pori at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna travel route planner.

You can drive from Pori to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Ruka and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

You can plan Turku trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Nature Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 23rd (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stop by Taiga Colors, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally make a trip to Hakaniemi Market.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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