13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  17 h
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

8
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ullanlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Helsinki Zoo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and stop by Artisaani.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki journey planning tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and then stroll through Kurjenrahka National Park. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Cross, Rauma, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rauma planner .

Getting from Turku to Rauma by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pori, Uusikaupunki
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum