7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Turku
— 1 night
Drive
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Turku

— 1 night
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kylamaki Village of Living History. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then gain insight at Turku Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip planning app.

Indianapolis, USA to Turku is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Turku. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in August; daily highs in Turku reach 68°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."