11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
Inari
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: London

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 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Rock Church, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Helsinki at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Spas
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 5th (Wed), examine the collection at Siida, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then get a dose of the wild on Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in September, with highs in Inari at 13°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku online route planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Turku takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. While traveling from Inari, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): head outdoors with Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

few
hours
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. On the 11th (Tue), wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, and then kick back and relax at Santalahti Nature Trail.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ruotsinpyhtaa journey planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Ruotsinpyhtaa in 4 hours. In September in Ruotsinpyhtaa, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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