13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

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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.
Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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2
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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1
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Rauma

Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Automobile Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rauma day trip planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rauma are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."