16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Taipei
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Haagan Alppiruusupuisto and Hietaranta Beach. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Helsinki is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Taipei in September: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Kurjenrahka National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Uto, hike along The Archipelago Trail, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Bonk Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, see the interesting displays 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.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rauma trip planning website.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rauma are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

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