6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

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

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then don't miss a visit to Linden Esplanade, and finally take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola online tour itinerary planner .

Boston, USA to Kouvola is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around 70°F and lows are around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

1
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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 11th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Kouvola to Turku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough 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
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Nuuksio National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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