7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Rauma
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 2nd (Tue), learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rauma tour itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Rauma is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Rauma due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get a bit cooler in Rauma: highs are around 69°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 3rd (Wed), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku attractions website .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Design Museum, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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