6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route planner.

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vienna in July, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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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 15th (Fri): hike along Bike Rental - by Carfield, take an in-depth tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Tours
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Finland travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
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."