9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
1
Loimaa
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Mariehamn
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: New York City

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Loimaa

Loimaa ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Finnish Museum of Agriculture and then see the interesting displays at Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Loimaa trip itinerary builder app.

New York City, USA to Loimaa is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Loimaa is 7 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Loimaa, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Loimaa

Museums

Side Trip

Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
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Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo ©
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku trip planning site.

You can drive from Loimaa to Turku in an hour. August in Turku sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

3
nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Step off the beaten path and head to Museumship Pommern and Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mariehamn: Bomarsund (in Sund) and Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum (in Eckero). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, stroll around Lilla holmen, contemplate the long history of Salis Batteri, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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Getting from Mariehamn to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
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.
Porvoo Old Town has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Tue), stroll around Sibelius Monument, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip site.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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