5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly:  19 h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Boston

1
night
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 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Turku journey maker.

Boston, USA to Turku is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Turku. Traveling from Boston in May, things will get little chillier in Turku: highs are around 59°F and lows about 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
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.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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