9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  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
Train:  2 h
6
Lahti
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Boss Shop, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Lapinlahti.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route builder tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. In August, Helsinki is colder than Jerusalem - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip itinerary app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Mustasaari. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll through Yyteri Beach, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), and finally get engrossed in the history at Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pori holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Pori takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo ©

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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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. 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

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip maker.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 17th (Fri), get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Lahti sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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