6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bangor
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Bangor

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

Bangor, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Bangor to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangor in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are slightly colder, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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 25th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Photographic Centre Peri.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 26th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Rauma road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rauma sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pori
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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