8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Krakow

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary maker app .

Krakow, Poland to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Krakow in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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nights
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 25th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island and then get your game on at Moomin World. On the next day, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Pori to Vaasa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planning website .

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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