8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Madrid

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 16th (Tue), get your game on at Moomin World, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To see photos and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary app .

Madrid, Spain to Turku is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Turku is 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect nights in Turku to be a bit cooler, around 13°C, while days are cooler, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

5
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 46 minutes away. Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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