10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
3
Kouvola
— 2 nights
4
Mikkeli
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Turku
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, stroll around Kaivopuisto, thenexplore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally don't miss a visit to Unexpected Visitor Sculpture (Odottamaton Vieras). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder app.

Rome, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Rome to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rome, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, thenget some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Porvoo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip maker tool.

You can drive from Porvoo to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Kotka
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

1
night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Park Mikkelipuisto, thenrelax in the rural setting at Hauhalan Hanhifarmi, and then take some stellar pictures from Neitvuori.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mikkeli trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Mikkeli takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Wildlife
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Neitvuori ©
Neitvuori
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi ©
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi
Park Mikkelipuisto ©
Park Mikkelipuisto

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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 26th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, see the interesting displays at S/S Salama, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip maker website.

Drive from Mikkeli to Savonlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle and then learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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