10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Anttola
— 1 night
3
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 3 nights

4
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning app.

Rome, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Helsinki is colder than Rome - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Anttola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Anttola

Anttola ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, do a tasting at Ollinmaen Viinitila Oy, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Anttola Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Anttola online trip maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Anttola by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in January; daily highs in Anttola reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Anttola

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Anttola Church ©
Anttola Church

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rantasalmi day trip tool.

You can drive from Anttola to Rantasalmi in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 14th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thentake a memorable drive along Lietvesi Scenic Road, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum. On your second day here, explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thenlook for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Savonlinna takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Lietvesi Scenic Road, Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Siikalahti Wetland
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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