9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lahti
— 1 day
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): ponder the design of Musical Fountain, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then examine the collection at Apulandia.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lahti trip itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Lahti is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Lahti due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in May, with highs in Lahti at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping Museums
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Apulandia ©
Apulandia
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

1
night
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 5th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere road trip planning website.

You can drive from Lahti to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 6th (Sun), kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach and then walk around Kirjurinluoto.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pori trip maker site.

Getting from Tampere to Pori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip app.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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