9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Paris

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.
Visit Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Temppeliaukion Church for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, shop like a local with K-market Hakaniemi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann's Department Store.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Paris in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visit Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kurjenrahka National Park and Louhisaari Manor. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and hike along The Archipelago Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 13th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, and finally stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross and then examine the collection at Bonk Keskus Ky.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rauma itinerary maker.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pori, Bonk Museum
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

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