6 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
ferry:  1​h 45​min
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + tram:  8​h
End: Lyon

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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.
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Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 2-hour ferry ride. You can also fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

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#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip builder site .

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites

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

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 29th (Wed), stroll through Laajis.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla attractions planner .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Jyvaskyla in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

#Nightlife, #Winter Sports, #Adventure
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On the 30th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route planner .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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