9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
1
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. On your second day here, explore the activities along Pielinen, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park tour itinerary maker site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Koli National Park is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Koli National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pori planning site.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Pori in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Pori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 20th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): shop like a local with Photographic Centre Peri, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Market Square Kauppatori and Taiga Colors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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