8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Bucharest

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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

Bucharest, Romania to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bucharest in August, with highs in Helsinki at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku route maker site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Naantali, Teijo National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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