8 days in Helsinki, Pori & Turku Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Pori & Turku Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki, Pori & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

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.
Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip maker .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto, and then perfect your strike at Space Bowling & Billiards.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pori day trip site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Pori in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, browse the collection at Turku City Library, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip builder .

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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