10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto

2
nights
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 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Turku is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Turku is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect Turku to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to The Maritime Quarter, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thencontemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, thenstep off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn day trip tool.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Aland Island
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Pack the 31st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Moomin Shop Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation site.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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