8 days in Pori, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Pori, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Pori, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Pori
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rome

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally stroll through Yyteri Beach. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, stroll through Kirjurinluoto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori tour itinerary maker .

Rome, Italy to Pori is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Pori due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rome, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Pori, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive 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
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

2
nights
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 4th (Sun): get your game on at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turku trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Rock Church, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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