9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 1 night
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Pori
— 1 night
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Turku
— 1 night
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On your second day here, get a taste of local nightlife at Tea Shop Veistrom, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then boost your wellbeing at Tullin Sauna, and finally kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere travel planner.

Seattle, USA to Tampere is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Seattle to Tampere, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in May, things will get slightly colder in Tampere: highs are around 59°F and lows about 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Spas · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, then stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pori online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Pori sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 12th (Wed), take a spin around town with Bike Rental - by Carfield, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then explore the galleries of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 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 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Badhuset Mariebad, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, and finally see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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