13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Aland Island
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Rauma
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

Dallas, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Helsinki. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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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

2
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Aland Island

Aland Island ©
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
On the 20th (Fri), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern and then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum. On the next day, examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum and then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Aland Island trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Helsinki to Aland Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In July, daytime highs in Aland Island are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum ©
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum

2
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Uto, see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, and soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Aland Island to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 25th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach. On your second day here, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, examine the collection at Automobile Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, and finally examine the collection at Bonk Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rauma online route maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rauma sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum