7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Kuusamo is an approximately 22- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in July; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature Parks
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history 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 find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

Plan trip to Rauma with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to 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
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive 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.
On the 26th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. 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 ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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