8 days in Pori, Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Pori, Helsinki & Tampere Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland itinerary planner

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Pori
— 1 night
Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Linton

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Pori

— 1 night
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, walk around Kirjurinluoto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pori trip planner.

Linton, UK to Pori is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Linton to Pori due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Linton in September, things will get little chillier in Pori: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Pori to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then don't miss a visit to Haralanharju Tower, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Wildlife · Spas

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