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
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker .

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. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Laajalahti Nature Reserve
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu, then take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku, and finally take in the views from Kuokkalan silta. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keuruu, Leivonmaki National Park, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 29th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, make a trip to Riihisaari, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

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Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Hameensilta, brush up on your military savvy at Parola Tank Museum, then steep yourself in history at Sibelius Birthplace, and finally go for a walk through Visavuori.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Sibelius Birthplace, Visavuori, Parola Tank Museum
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St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planning app .

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Hietaranta Beach, then browse the exhibits of Mannerheim Museum, and then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online visit planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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