9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dallas
+2
tram + foot + Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Dallas

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 cultural insight at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and enjoy some friendly competition at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online travel route planner .

Dallas, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Helsinki. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Dallas in November: highs in Helsinki hover around 40°F, while lows dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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 7th (Wed): kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere travel planner.

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Tampere Art Museum ©
Tampere Art Museum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Yyteri Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto, then take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pori online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

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 9th (Fri): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planning app .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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