9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Raseborg
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 3 nights
4
Vantaa
— 1 night

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.
On the 5th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Design Museum, look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), thenstop by Katajanokka, and finally make a trip to Hakaniemi Market. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, thenget engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Raseborg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Laajalahti Nature Reserve
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 7th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Katarinan kirkko and then examine the collection at Fagervik Museum. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Forngarden Folk Museum, take an in-depth tour of EKTA museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Raseborg sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Helsinki to Raseborg in 1.5 hours. August in Raseborg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Raseborg

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Snappertunan kirkko, Fagervik Museum, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko
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Fagervik Museum ©
Fagervik Museum
EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum
Fagervik Church ©
Fagervik Church

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step off the beaten path and head to Louhisaari Manor and Vepsa Island. Visiting The Archipelago Trail and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, walk around Kupittaa Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku planner.

Traveling by car from Raseborg to Turku takes 2 hours. August in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Kultaranta Garden
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Kylamaki Village of Living History ©
Kylamaki Village of Living History

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night
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Jumbo Shopping Center.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vantaa online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Turku to Vantaa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August in Vantaa, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vantaa

Shopping Historic Sites
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Jumbo Shopping Center ©
Jumbo Shopping Center
Pyhan Laurin kirkko ©
Pyhan Laurin kirkko

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