16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Taipei
Subway + Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Taipei

10
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.
Get in touch with nature at Haagan Alppiruusupuisto and Kivinokka. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

Taipei, Taiwan to Helsinki is an approximately 15- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Taipei to Helsinki. In September, Helsinki is much colder than Taipei - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Kurjenrahka National Park and The Archipelago Trail. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Turku sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 4th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Bonk Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then examine the collection at Automobile Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum.

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Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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