14 days in Helsinki, Savonlinna & Heinavesi Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki, Savonlinna & Heinavesi Itinerary

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14 days in Helsinki, Savonlinna & Heinavesi Itinerary

Berlin
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  5​h 15​min
Savonlinna
— 7 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
Heinavesi
— 1 night
train:  4​h
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  26​h
Berlin

3
days
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pihlajasaari Recreational Park as well as Hietaranta Beach. Get some historical perspective at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Take a break from the city and head to Aurinkolahti Beach and Aurlahti Beach. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church and examine the collection at Design Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder .

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Aurlahti Beach
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

7
days
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Attractions like Lammassaari Island and Punkaharjun Kesamaa make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Olavinlinna Castle and Siikalahti Wetland. Get out of town with these interesting Savonlinna side-trips: Lappeenranta (Joutsenon kirkko, Lappeen Marian kirkko, & more), Salpa Line (in Kerimaki) and Kitee Zoo (in Kitee). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Ruokolahden Kirkko, cruise along Lietvesi Scenic Road, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna planning website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Heinavesi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Imatra, Kerimaki, Puumala, Ruokolahti
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Tohmajarven kirkko ©
Tohmajarven kirkko

1
day
Heinavesi

Heinavesi ©
Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Heinavesi holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Heinavesi takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Heinavesi can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Heinavesi

#Historic Sites
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New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Heinavesi to Helsinki. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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