10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + train:  6​h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam


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1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere online sightseeing planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tampere is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tampere, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Sun), explore the galleries of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Moomin World, then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku day trip site .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Wiklof Holding Arena, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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 25th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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.
Pack the 27th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Helsinki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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