8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tallinn
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kimito Island
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Kiruna

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.
Do your shopping at Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

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Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 2- hour ferry ride. You can also fly. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along The Archipelago Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip site.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island online visit planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally get outside with Kuuskajaskari.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rauma day trip app.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Rauma in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rauma sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum ©
Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum

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