11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Raseborg
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Hanko
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Market Square Kauppatori. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Porvoo Old Town, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip app .

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 69°F and lows about 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 8th (Thu), stroll through The Archipelago Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip planning app .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Raseborg.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Vaski Adventure Island
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

3
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. You've now added Ekenas Archipelago National Park to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Raseborg trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Turku to Raseborg in 2 hours. In August in Raseborg, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, then take an in-depth tour of Hanko Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Gunnarstrand.

Before you visit Hanko, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Raseborg to Hanko by car takes about an hour. In August in Hanko, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hanko Museum ©
Hanko Museum

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