9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Artisaani. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, wander the streets of Katajanokka, view the masterpieces at Galerie Anhava, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday maker site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for little chillier days in Helsinki, with highs around 25°C, while nights are colder with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
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 20th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then make a trip to Naantali Old Town. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, 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, and tourist information, read Turku visit app .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vaasa day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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