7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Rauma Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Rauma Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Joensuu
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h
End: Joensuu

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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Joensuu to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Joensuu in October: highs in Helsinki hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 9th (Wed), hike along The Archipelago Trail, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Uto, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Trails
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 11th (Fri), learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rauma trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Rauma sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

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