9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rome
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
2
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11 h
End: Rome

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Rome, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Rome to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mustasaari holiday builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Mustasaari. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

2
nights
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 20th (Sun): get lost in a book at Turku City Library and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Mustasaari to Turku by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 22nd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kimito Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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