7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Turku
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
2
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): hike along The Archipelago Trail, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planner .

Buffalo, USA to Turku is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Turku is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Buffalo in August: high temperatures in Turku hover around 68°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Trails
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 27th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, cool off at Tropiclandia, and then examine the collection at Terranova.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mustasaari trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Vaasa, Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, make a trip to Senate Square, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally stroll through Dianapuisto.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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