9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Turku
— 1 night
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kultaranta Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku sightseeing planner.

Batam, Indonesia to Turku is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Batam in December, expect Turku to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Patakirppis, thenstroll through Yyteri Beach, thendon't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Pori, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December in Pori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 16th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thensteep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip site.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Tampere in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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