9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Helsinki. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

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

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari vacation app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Mustasaari. 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

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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): stroll through Yyteri Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori route builder .

Getting from Mustasaari to Pori by car takes about 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
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

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 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip app .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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nights
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 17th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip builder site .

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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