9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Lahti
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Jerusalem

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.
For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Marimekko. Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stop by Marimekko, and browse the fresh offerings at Hietalahti Market.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Pori takes 3 hours. In August in Pori, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 15th (Wed), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, do sightseeing your way with Ett Hem Museum, then contemplate the long history of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planning tool .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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 (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planning website .

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lahti trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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