8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Denver

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip itinerary maker .

Denver, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. While traveling from Denver, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, then grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

Make your Turku itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get your game on at Space Bowling & Billiards, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach.

Make your Pori itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Space Bowling & Billiards ©
Space Bowling & Billiards

2
nights
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 (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner .

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Tampere sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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