6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h
1
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Hanko

Hanko
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 6th (Sun), trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanko online day trip planner .

London, UK to Hanko is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Hanko. Traveling from London in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Hanko, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Turku.

Things to do in Hanko

#Trails, #Wildlife, #Parks
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1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 7th (Mon), have fun at Moomin World, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Hanko to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

#Fun & Games, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Wiklof Holding Arena, take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then steep yourself in history at Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

#Fun & Games, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Room Escape Games
Wiklof Holding Arena ©
Wiklof Holding Arena

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally look for gifts at Marimekko.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki holiday planning app .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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