8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Kurjenrahka National Park and Utö will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Naantali Church. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, trek along The Archipelago Trail, get a new perspective on nature at Biological Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turku tour planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Turku is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Turku, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect Turku to be colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Naantali Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Market Square Kauppatori and K-market Hakaniemi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann's Department Store, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip generator.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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