9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 1 night
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Rauma
— 1 night
3
Imatra
— 3 nights
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku vacation site.

Detroit, USA to Turku is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Detroit in August; daily highs in Turku reach 68°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach and then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6
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Must see
Old Rauma
4.5

3
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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, then don't miss a visit to Lappeen Marian kirkko, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Imatra trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Imatra takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. August in Imatra sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Must see
Imatra Waterfall
4.3
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Architectural Building
Lappeen Marian kirkko
4.4

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip website.

You can drive from Imatra to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Adventure
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