7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo road trip app .

Toronto, Canada to Kuusamo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Kuusamo. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in July, with highs in Kuusamo at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Nature Trails
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

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 (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rauma day trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rauma sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere road trip planner .

Getting from Rauma to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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 26th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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