5 days in Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  4​h
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Helsinki

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna visit planner.

Helsinki to Savonlinna is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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 13th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip app .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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