8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
train + foot + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Fly + train:  17​h
End: Philadelphia

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.
Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stroll through Sibelius Monument.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 69°F and 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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 24th (Fri): have fun at Moomin World, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then browse the exhibits of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

few
hours
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Turku in August, you will find days in Rovaniemi are a bit cooler (63°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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