9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Bucharest

1
night
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 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary planner .

Bucharest, Romania to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Bucharest in July, things will get little chillier in Tampere: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori itinerary maker .

Getting from Tampere to Pori by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

1
night
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 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use 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 July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 17th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Cathedral of Porvoo, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

Plan trip to Helsinki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Mariehamn to Helsinki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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