9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turku visit planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Wed), stroll through Kirjurinluoto, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mustasaari trip planning tool .

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Tampere takes 4 hours. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

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