6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  19​h
1
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get great views at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa day trip tool .

Newark, USA to Vaasa is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Vaasa is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in Vaasa reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 26th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park and then hike along The Archipelago Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then pedal to the sights with Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku holiday app .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ett Hem Museum ©
Ett Hem Museum

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