9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  20​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online road trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in June, with highs in Helsinki at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along The Archipelago Trail, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Naantali Old Town
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pori road trip planning website .

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

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

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa online holiday planner .

Drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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