4 days in Finland Itinerary

4 days in Finland Itinerary

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4 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

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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 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku route builder app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Imatra.

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#Historic Sites, #Museums

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

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Imatra holiday maker site .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Imatra are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

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