20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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20 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Boise
Fly:  30​h
Savonlinna
— 5 nights
bus + train:  5​h 30​min
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Boise

5
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savonlinna: Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi), Lappeenranta (Saimaa Canal, Joutsenon kirkko, & more) and Imatra Waterfall (in Imatra). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna vacation maker website .

Boise, USA to Savonlinna is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Boise in June, expect nights in Savonlinna to be little chillier, around 48°F, while days are colder, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Imatra Waterfall, Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, stop by Alko, enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere journey planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Alko ©
Alko

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, get engrossed in the history at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Naantali, Old Rauma
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Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

5
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.
Pack the 30th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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