6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  14 h
1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  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): contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ruotsinpyhtaa trip planner.

Boston, USA to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Boston to Ruotsinpyhtaa, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Ruotsinpyhtaa is slightly colder than Boston - with highs of 30°F and lows of 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

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 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Turku takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Katajanokka and Temppeliaukio Church. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online holiday planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough 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 ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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