9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip itinerary builder tool .

London, UK to Mustasaari is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Mustasaari. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Mustasaari hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 3rd (Fri), get lost in a book at Turku City Library and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku online holiday planner .

You can drive from Mustasaari to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Aurinkolahti Beach and Helsinki Zoo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route tool .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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