9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Rauma
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Aland Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Train:  3 h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Manchester

3
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, thenstop by Patakirppis, and finally get outside with Kuuskajaskari. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, thenkick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rauma itinerary website.

Manchester, UK to Rauma is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Pori
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
The Old Town Hall Museum ©
The Old Town Hall Museum

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 5th (Thu): admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Getting from Rauma to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Aland Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Aland Island

Aland Island ©
There are many things that distinguish the autonomous Aland Islands from the rest of Finland, including the fact that they have their own parliament, issue their own stamps, and speak Swedish as the official language.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aland Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Turku to Aland Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In July in Aland Island, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Aland Island

Museums Parks Nature
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the exciting artwork at Okra, examine the collection at Design Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and train from Aland Island to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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