8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Indianapolis
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— Few hours
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Indianapolis

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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.
Pack the 9th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Indianapolis, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in May, with highs in Helsinki at 60°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Turku sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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