9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  5 h
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
End: Riga


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 25th (Fri): have fun at Moomin World, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, then examine the collection at Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku trip generator.

Riga, Latvia to Turku is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova


Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hanko online itinerary creator.

Drive from Turku to Hanko in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hanko

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Rosala, Raseborg Castle
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Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre


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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Linnanmaki. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Helsinki Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Hanko to Helsinki in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church