6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  14​h
1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
day
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ruotsinpyhtaa driving holiday planner.

Boston, USA to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Ruotsinpyhtaa is 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Boston in December: high temperatures in Ruotsinpyhtaa hover around 30°F and lows are around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Turku trip simple and quick.

Getting from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Turku by car takes about 3 hours. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 34°F during the day and 25°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Market Square Kauppatori. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Kansallisgalleria. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in December, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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