6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

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 29th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku planning site .

New York City, USA to Turku is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Turku. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier days in Turku, with highs around 70°F, while nights are colder with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and National Museum of Finland will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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